Driver killed in early-morning crash
Published: Feb. 4, 2022 at 4:22 PM CST
DRAPER, S.D. (KOTA) – A single-vehicle crash in the early hours of Friday morning left the car’s one occupant dead.
According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, the driver, a 51-year-old male was heading north at approximately 3:30 a.m. when he crossed the intersection of South Dakota Highway 248 and Cemetery Road, hitting a stop sign and striking a grain bin loaded with corn. The crash ignited a fire to both the car and the bin.
The name of the person involved has not yet been released, but authorities say he was driving a 2020 GMC Equinox and whether or not he was wearing a seatbelt is still under investigation.
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