St. Onge man identified as victim in fatal crash near Custer

CUSTER, S.D. — 45-year-old Shannon Hanson of St. Onge has been identified as the victim in Thursday’s crash near Custer.

Hanson was the driver of a 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup that was eastbound on U.S. Highway 16A just before 1 a.m. Oct. 14 when it crossed the centerline, traveled into the ditch, and struck a tree.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Hanson was wearing his seat belt.

South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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