Car Crash Kills One In West Central SD


One person died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Philip, SD.

The name of the one person involved is not yet being released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was westbound on a road north of highway 14 when the driver lost control. The vehicle first went into the north ditch, then into the south ditch and rolled.

The 23-year-old male driver was partially ejected and died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.