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UPDATE: Woman killed in rollover near Rowena

Fatal accident near Rowena, SD
Fatal accident near Rowena, SD(Sam Tastad)
Published: Oct. 18, 2020 at 4:24 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - UPDATE, Oct. 19: Authorities say a single-vehicle rollover in southeast South Dakota left one person dead and two others seriously hurt.

The crash took place Sunday afternoon on S.D. Highway 42 about a half-mile east of Rowena.

According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, a 33-year-old woman was driving an SUV when the vehicle left the roadway, crashed into the ditch and rolled.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Two passengers, a 34-year-old man and 26-year-old woman, were thrown from the vehicle. They were hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Troopers say none of them were wearing seat belts.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

Original story

One person is dead after a car crash near Rowena Sunday afternoon, according to South Dakota Department of Public Safety Spokesman Tony Mangan.

Mangan says there were three occupants in the vehicle that crashed, one died.

The crash happened on Highway 42 around two o’clock, the highway was shut down in both directions while crews worked.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the accident, and more details are expected to be released later, Mangan tells Dakota News Now.

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