SALEM — A single-vehicle crash in McCook County killed a 61-year-old man, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
According to the department, a preliminary crash investigation indicates that a 2003 Toyota Tacoma pickup was northbound on 431st Avenue and went through the intersection with 247th Street, eventually rolling into the east ditch. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The name of the person involved has not yet been identified pending the notification of family members.
Officials believe the crash happened either late Thursday, March 4 of early Friday, March 5. The crash occurred about 10 miles northwest of Salem.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.