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Crash in Lincoln County claims life of 4-year old

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Lincoln County Fatal Crash.

LENNOX, S.D. – One person died this afternoon in a one-vehicle crash 4 miles north of Lennox, S.D.

The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information indicates a 2013 GMC Yukon was driving westbound on 274th St. which is a gravel road.  For an unknown reason, just east of SD Hwy 17, the Yukon left the road (274th St.) to the right, entered a ditch, and rolled coming to rest on its roof.

The 14-year-old male driver of the GMC Yukon sustained minor injuries.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

There were three passengers.

The 10-year-old female passenger sustained minor injuries.

She was wearing a seatbelt.

The 6-year-old female passenger sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries.  She was taken by ambulance to Sanford Hospital.

Seatbelt use is under investigation.

The 4-year-old male passenger sustained fatal injuries.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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