One person killed in single-vehicle crash near Hot Springs

South Dakota Highway Patrol investigating

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HOT SPRINGS, S.D. – One person died Wednesday night, March 8 in a one-vehicle crash southeast of Hot Springs.

The name of the person involved has not yet been released pending notification of family members.

Reports from the South Dakota Department of Public Safety indicate that a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee was northbound on U.S. Highway 18 when it left the roadway, entered the median, and rolled.

The 30-year-old female driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle. She was transferred by ambulance to Hot Springs where she later died.

The crash occurred at approximately 8:57 p.m. on Highway 18 near mile marker 47, about seven miles southeast of Hot Springs.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. The Highway Patrol is an agency of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

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