Officials identify victim in fatal Yankton crash involving police chase

Published: Jun. 30, 2020 at 3:27 PM CDT
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Authorities have released the name of the woman who they say was killed in a crash while being pursued by law enforcement in Yankton.

Thirty-five-year-old Adrienne Whitefeather of Vermillion died in the June 22 crash, according to the Department of Public Safety.

The Yankton County Sheriff's Office and Yankton Police were pursuing a car that had been reported stolen, when the driver lost control on a curve and crashed into a pickup.

Whitefeather, who was driving the car, later died from her injuries.

The 32-year-old man driving the pickup received serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say neither driver was wearing a seat belt.

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