One person dead following car crash near Clark

CLARK, S.D. (Rress Release) – One person died Friday night in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Clark.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 1997 Mitsubishi Diamante was westbound on 171st Avenue, near the intersection with 417th Avenue, when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the north ditch and rolled.

The 20-year-old male driver was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.

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