One-vehicle crash east of Spearfish leaves one person dead

SPEARFISH, S.D. — One person has died in a one-vehicle crash east of Spearfish that occurred Wednesday morning.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado pickup was eastbound on Interstate 90 when the male driver lost control and the vehicle entered the median. The vehicle struck the concrete overpass for the Exit 17 overpass.

The 40-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene and he was not wearing a seatbelt. The name of the person involved has not yet been released pending notification of family members.

Time of the actual crash has not yet been determined, and the South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information is only preliminary so far.

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