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Patrol: Teen pedestrian dies in De Smet when hit by drunk driver

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Authorities say a South Dakota teenager died after being hit by a drunk driver on a city street in De Smet.

The Highway Patrol says the victim was one of two pedestrians struck when a man driving a pickup failed to stop at a stop sign about 10 p.m. Friday.

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The second pedestrian, also a minor, was treated for minor injuries and released.

Authorities arrested 28-year-old James R. Harris of Anoka, Minn.

He is charged with drunk driving, hit and run, and vehicular homicide.

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