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Yankton Police arrest driver in rollover crash

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

YANKTON (AP) — Police in Yankton have arrested the driver in a rollover crash hours after he fled the scene near Worthington.

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Sgt. Steve Swenson with the South Dakota Highway Patrol says the 29-year-old man is facing charges of leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident. He has not been formally charged.

Emergency personnel responded to the accident around 11:50 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say the man lost control of the vehicle, went into the ditch, overcorrected and rolled the car.

Swenson says authorities first believed the man had been ejected from the vehicle.

Police say the man is also wanted in connection with another incident.

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