Youth dies in Lawrence County snowmobile accident
LAWRENCE CO. S.D. – A juvenile has died from a snowmobile accident in Lawrence County.
According to a press release from the Lawrence County Coroner’s Office, a minor from North Dakota died on Sunday from injuries sustained in a snowmobile crash.
The release said the crash happened on South Dakota snowmobile trail #7 about a half mile west of US 385 on Saturday.
The minor was a passenger on the snowmobile which was driven by a family member. The identity of the minor is being withheld pending the notification of relatives.
The incident is under investigation by the South Dakota Department of Game Fish and Parks, the South Dakota Highway Patrol, the Lead Police Department, and the Lawrence County Coroner’s Office.