One killed in early Saturday crash outside Box Elder

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash

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South Dakota Highway Patrol (Republic file photo)

BOX ELDER — One person was killed in a one-vehicle crash near Box Elder early Saturday morning.

Shortly before 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning, a 2004 Chevy Monte Carlo was traveling westbound on Highway 1416, a mile east of Box Elder, when it left the road to the south, struck a guardrail, continued down the ditch and overturned.

The driver, a 51-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The name of the person involved is not being released pending notification of family members.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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