Man identified in fatal crash east of New Underwood

NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. — An Owanka, South Dakota man has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash east of New Underwood Wednesday morning.

76-year-old Gary Oldert was driving a 2017 Buick Envision on 171st Avenue when it crossed the center line, went into the ditch and eventually came to rest in an adjacent field.

Oldert was transported to a Rapid City hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was wearing a seat belt.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, and all information is only preliminary.

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