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Truck driver injured after crash near Custer

courtesy photo from Pennington County Sheriff's Office
Logging truck accident near Custer

CUSTER, S.D.  – The highway patrol says a man was hurt following a log truck accident near Custer.

The accident happened around 7:20 yesterday morning near Six Mile road and Long Draw Road.

The 32-year-old driver was transporting a fully loaded logging truck when he attempted to negotiate a left-hand corner on a snow covered trail.

The truck went off the roadway where it rolled onto its passenger side and the tractor portion of the truck struck a tree.

The driver was airlifted to Rapid City Regional Hospital with serious, but non life-threatening injuries.

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Rapid City, US
9:26 pm, October 3, 2023
53°F
broken clouds
Wind: 20 mph
Pressure: 1012 mb
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 6:52 am
Sunset: 6:31 pm
Gavin Sundstrom
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