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Lawrence County Fatal Crash





 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Sept. 14, 2020

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-280-5648

 

Lawrence County Fatal Crash

 

WHAT:  One-vehicle crash

Where:  Interstate 90, mile marker 10

              City limits of Spearfish, S.D.

When:   6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020

 

Driver No 1: Female, 66, Fatal Injuries

Passenger: Male, 76, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Jeep Liberty

 

SPEARFISH, S.D. – One person died and another was injured in a one-vehicle crash Sunday in Spearfish.

 

A 2004 Jeep Liberty was eastbound on Interstate 90 when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the south ditch and eventually came to rest in a creek.

 

The 66-year-old female driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The 76-year-old male passenger received serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital. Both occupants were wearing seat belts.

 

South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this time.

 

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

 

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Note: Records of state-reportable crashes are now available at http://www.safesd.gov/. Records should be available about 10 days after the investigation is complete.