One killed in Saturday morning crash near Piedmont

PIEDMONT, S.D. — One person is dead following a single-vehicle accident Saturday morning near Piedmont.

The preliminary investigation shows that a 2018 Dodge Charger was traveling eastbound on Elk Creek Road around 7:25 a.m. when it veered off the road to the right, went into the ditch, and rolled.

The 32-year-old male passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The 21-year-old female driver sustained only minor injuries.

Both the driver and passenger were wearing seat belts.

South Dakota Highway Patrol says charges are pending against the driver.

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