1 dead, 1 injured in crash on Lower Brule Indian Reservation

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KENNEBEC, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person died and another was injured in a one-vehicle crash on the Lower Brule Indian Reservation.

The crash happened early Thursday morning northeast of Kennebec. The Highway Patrol says a man driving a car lost control and drove into the ditch. The vehicle flipped over and came to rest on its wheels.

Both occupants were ejected from the car. The 27-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The 27-year-old driver sustained serious non-life threatening injuries.

The patrol is investigating the crash and possible charges against the driver.

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