Names released in fatal crash near Spearfish on Monday

SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Rapid City, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday near Spearfish.

A 2004 Jeep Liberty was eastbound on Interstate 90 when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the south ditch and eventually came to rest in a creek.

Cheryl Strachan, the 66-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene. Wright Bailey of Black Hawk, 76, was the passenger. He received serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital.

Both occupants were wearing seat belts.

South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this time.

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