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Four injured in one-vehicle rollover near Oacoma

OACOMA -- A Fort Thompson man suffered life-threatening injuries Monday night in a one-vehicle crash 1 1/2 miles north of Oacoma. Shaun St. John, 34, was not wearing a seat belt when the vehicle he was driving went into the ditch and rolled sever...

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OACOMA - A Fort Thompson man suffered life-threatening injuries Monday night in a one-vehicle crash 1½ miles north of Oacoma.

Shaun St. John, 34, was not wearing a seat belt when the vehicle he was driving went into the ditch and rolled several times, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

There were three passengers in the 2001 Ford Escape, which was traveling to Oacoma on a gravel road. The crash occurred at 9:15 p.m. at 339th Avenue and Nevada Lane.

Desiree St. John, 28, of Fort Thompson, and Donald Standing Soldier, 46, of Rapid City, each suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries. Tony St. John, 26, of Pierre, suffered minor injuries. None of the passengers in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies at the scene were the Brule County Sheriff’s Office, Lyman County Sheriff’s Office, Chamberlain Police Department and Brule County Ambulance.

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