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A 37-year-old man has died in crash in far north-central SD on the Standing Rock reservation


McLAUGHLIN, S.D. – A 37-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash about four miles east of McLaughlin on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in far north-central South Dakota..

The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only occupant.

A 1999 Chevy Suburban was westbound on U.S. Highway 12 when the vehicle swerved into the eastbound lane. The vehicle eventually slid back across both lanes, entered the north ditch and rolled multiple times.

The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Standing Rock Ranger Service and Standing Rock Ambulance Service.