Sturgis woman identified in fatal crash east of Whitewood

WHITEWOOD, S.D. – A Sturgis woman has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Whitewood.

Preliminary crash information indicates a 2002 Mercury Sable was eastbound on Interstate 90 when the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled.

Tara Seidel, 49, was the driver and only occupant. She was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.

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