One dead and one injured in Fall River County crash

OELRICHS, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash east of Oelrichs.

The names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.

A 2001 Honda Accord was heading westbound when the vehicle left the roadway, went into a ditch and rolled.

The 25-year-old male driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A 27-year-old male passenger, who was wearing a seatbelt, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. He was transferred to a Rapid City hospital.

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

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