Rapid City woman identified in fatal crash in Spearfish

SPEARFISH, S.D. (Press Release) – A Rapid City, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday in Spearfish.

A 2004 Jeep Liberty was eastbound on Interstate 90 when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the south ditch and eventually came to rest in a creek.

Cheryl Strachan, the 66-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene. Wright Bailey of Black Hawk, 76, was the passenger. He received serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital.

Both occupants were wearing seat belts.

South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this time.

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