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Woman, 23, dies in crash on I-29 near ND-SD border; driver faces charges

SISSETON, S.D.  – A 23-year-old woman died and a 28-year-old man was seriously injured Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 near the North Dakota and South Dakota border.  

Names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of families.  

A 2007 Ford Crew Cab was southbound on Interstate 29 when the vehicle left the road and eventually rolled about 17 miles north of Sisseton.

The woman passenger was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The man who was driving and faces charges suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a Fargo hospital, said the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

Neither person was wearing a seatbelt, the patrol said.

The patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Roberts County Sheriff’s Office and Grant Roberts Ambulance.