One vehicle crash kill 16-year-old south of Florence

FLORENCE, S.D.(Press Release) –  A 16-year-old male died Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of Florence.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2006 Chevy Impala was westbound on 165th Street when it crossed the center line, went into the south ditch, and rolled. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, 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 an agency of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.