One killed, another injured in crash in Spearfish

SPEARFISH, S.D. (Press Release) – 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.