Lead woman identified in Spearfish Canyon fatal crash

SPEARFISH, S.D. — The woman who died in Wednesday afternoon’s fatal crash in the Spearfish Canyon has been identified.

At about 4 p.m. on October 2 a 1988 Chevrolet pickup truck was southbound on Highway 14A. Near mile marker 27, the driver failed to negotiate a left hand turn, leaving the road and hitting several trees.

The driver has been identified as Robin Stensgard, 57, from Lead, S.D. Stensgard was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. She died as a result of her injuries.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

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