One killed in crash east of Newell

NEWELL, S.D. (Press Release) – One man died early Sunday in a one-vehicle crash east of Newell.

The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved.

A 2004 Ford F150 pickup was eastbound on U.S. Highway 212 when the vehicle eventually went across the highway and entered the north ditch. The vehicle rolled and the driver was thrown from the vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

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