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One person killed in Charles Mix County crash

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a 43-year-old man died Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash near Academy, SD.

The name of the person involved has not been released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information indicates the driver of a 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser was westbound on SD Highway 50. The driver failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and entered the ditch where the vehicle vaulted over a driveway and rolled. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported to a nearby health center where he was pronounced deceased.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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