One killed in one-vehicle crash north of Vermillion

VERMILLION, S.D. (Press Release) – One man died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Vermillion.

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

A 1999 Grand Jeep Cherokee was southbound on South Dakota Highway 19 when the driver lost control. The vehicle entered the east ditch.

The 27-year-old driver was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

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.