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Name released In Tripp County fatal crash

South Dakota Highway Patrol investigating

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South Dakota Highway Patrol (Republic file photo)
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WINNER — The name of a 28-year-old Winner woman who died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 13, in a one-vehicle crash east of Winner has been released.

According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, a 2012 Ford Edge was eastbound on U.S. Highway 18 when it went off the roadway, into the north ditch and hit a tree. Kari DeMers, the driver, was thrown from the vehicle. She was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred at approximately 2:43 p.m. near mile marker 257, four miles east of Winner.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is in charge of the investigation. All information is preliminary at this time.

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

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