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Aberdeen man, 34, identified as victim when vehicle hits construction container in ditch in NE SD

GROTON, S.D.  – A 34-year-old Aberdeen man has been identified as the man who died Saturday afternoon when his vehicle went into the ditch and hit a metal construction container about seven miles south of Groton. .   

Matthew Krawiec was the driver and only person involved in the crash. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

His 2011 Nissan Rogue was southbound on South Dakota Highway 37 when the vehicle veered off the roadway and into the west ditch. The vehicle eventually hit the container which was in the west ditch at a construction site.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.