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Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020

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

 

Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash

 

 

What:  One-vehicle crash

Where:  Interstate 90, mile marker 22

              One mile west of Whitewood, S.D.

When:   5 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020

 

Driver: Ashley Weslocky, 24, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2020 Nissan Versa

 

WHITEWOOD, S.D. – A 24-year-old Sturgis woman has been identified as the person who died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of Whitewood.

 

A 2020 Nissan Versa was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it went off the roadway to the right, into the ditch and eventually collided with a tree. The driver, Ashley Weslocky, was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

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.