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Names released in fatal Pennington County Crash

Neither occupant was wearing a seat belt, and both were thrown from the vehicle.

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RAPID CITY — A Box Elder man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash in Rapid City.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2005 Saturn Vue was westbound on Interstate 90, near the Interstate 190 exit, shortly before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday when the vehicle entered the median, crossed the eastbound lanes, went into the ditch and rolled.

The driver, Alan Edwards, 32, of Box Elder, was killed. The 33-year-old female passenger sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken by ambulance to a Rapid City hospital.

Neither occupant was wearing a seat belt, and both were thrown from the vehicle.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

Related Topics: ACCIDENTSPENNINGTON COUNTY
A South Dakota native, Hunter joined Forum Communications Company as a reporter for the Mitchell (S.D.) Republic in June 2021 and now works as a digital reporter for Forum News Service, focusing on regional news that impacts the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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