UPDATE: Name released of person who died in accident near Hermosa
UPDATE HERMOSA, S.D. (KOTA) - Dietre Catches, 36, of Pine Ridge, S.D., has been identified as the person who died Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash that occurred east of Hermosa.
Preliminary crash information indicates that a 1990 Chevrolet Cavalier was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 44 when the driver lost control of the vehicle while entering a curve. The vehicle went off the roadway and rolled.
Catches was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, and all information released so far is only preliminary.
The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
UPDATE HERMOSA, S.D. (KOTA) - One person is dead after a crash on Highway 40 near Hermosa.
According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, one vehicle flipped over on Highway 40 a few miles east of Hermosa.
The Custer County Sherriff, the South Dakota Highway Patrol, and local fire crews were all on the scene, as well as a medical chopper.
Police haven’t released the name of the person who died. The investigation is still ongoing.
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