NEWELL – Authorities have named the 55-year-old Spearfish man who died early Sunday in a one-vehicle crash east of Newell in Butte County.
The crash occurred around 7:45 a.m. Sunday about 30 miles east of Newell. Todd Bakeberg died in the crash.
A 2004 Ford F150 pickup was eastbound on U.S. Highway 212 when the vehicle eventually went across the highway and entered the north ditch. The vehicle rolled and the driver was thrown from the vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.