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One killed in Friday morning crash near Fort Pierre

Friday's crash is the first roadway fatality the South Dakota Department of Public has reported since Dec. 7, 2021.

South Dakota Highway Patrol. File photo
South Dakota Highway Patrol.
Mitchell Republic file photo

FORT PIERRE, S.D. — One woman was killed Friday morning following a single-vehicle crash west of Fort Pierre.

Shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, a 2003 Nissan Xterra was eastbound on U.S. Highway 14, approximately one mile west of Fort Pierre, when the vehicle left roadway to the north and rolled.

The 36-year-old driver, who authorities say was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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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Friday's crash is the first roadway fatality the South Dakota Department of Public has reported since Dec. 7, 2021.

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