One dead following a one-vehicle crash south of Witten
The 47-year-old driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
WITTEN, S.D. — One man died in a single-vehicle crash south of Witten on Monday, Nov. 28.
Authorities responded at 10:14 a.m. to reports of a one-vehicle crash 15 miles south of Witten on South Dakota Highway 53, mile marker 21.
Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2007 Kenworth W900 cement truck was southbound on South Dakota Highway 53 when the driver lost control. The vehicle entered the eastern ditch of the highway and rolled.
The 47-year-old driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The name of the person involved has not yet been released pending notification of family members.
South Dakota Highway Patrol will continue to investigate the crash. All information released thus far is only preliminary.