One killed in crash south of Cavour

CAVOUR, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died early Friday morning in a one-vehicle rollover that occurred south of Cavour.

Names of the three males involved are not being released pending notification of family members.

A 1992 Dodge D250 pickup was southbound on 409th Avenue when the driver lost control on the ice-covered road. The vehicle went into the east ditch, rolled and came to rest in standing water in the ditch.

Both passengers had to be extricated from the vehicle. The 37-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The 31-year-old passenger received minor injuries and was taken to the Huron hospital. The 31-year-old driver was not injured.

None of the occupants were wearing seat belts. Charges are pending against the driver.

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.