Woman dies in Lawrence County crash

WHITEWOOD, S.D. — Around 5 a.m. on Saturday morning, a 24-year-old woman died in a one-vehicle crash one mile west of Whitewood.

The name of the deceased woman has not been released pending notification of family members. The woman was the only person involved in the crash.

A 2020 Nissan Versa was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it went off the road to the right, into the ditch, and it eventually collided with a tree at mile marker 22. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

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