One person dead following crash south of Ipswich

IPSWICH, S.D.(Press Release) –  One person died Sunday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of Ipswich.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2013 Ford Fusion was northbound on SD Highway 45 when the vehicle rolled into the west ditch and eventually started on fire. The 53-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Seatbelt use has not yet been determined.

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

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