No Names Yet In Fatal Crash Thurs Near Box Elder


  The South Dakota Highway Patrol has yet to release names from a single-vehicle rollover accident late Thursday afternoon between Rapid City and Box Elder that claimed one life.

        Spokesman Tony Mangan says the SUV driven by a 26-year old female was eastbound on Country Road a mile west of Box Elder when it overturned. 

      A 27-year old male passenger was killed, the driver received serious non-life-threatening injuries, and 2 other passengers suffered minor injuries. 

     Mangan says seat belt use remains under investigation with charges pending against the driver.