Authorities identify the person killed in crash near Scenic

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The woman killed in a crash Thursday night near Scenic has been identified.

Authorities say a vehicle was traveling westbound on South Dakota Highway 44 when the driver lost control negotiating a curve. The vehicle went off the road and rolled

A passenger in the vehicle, 29-year-old Rae Whirlwind Horse of Batesland, S.D., was thrown from the vehicle and killed. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver, 28-year-old Orrie Bettleyoun suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was airlifted to a Rapid City hospital.

Two children in the vehicle received minor injuries. Charges are pending against the driver.
The highway patrol continues to investigate.

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