Authorities release names of teens who died in Lyman County crash

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KENNEBEC, S.D. (KELO) — Authorities have identified two people who died in a one-vehicle crash on Tuesday morning north of Kennebec. 

The Department of Public Safety says a pickup was heading north on South Dakota Highway 273, when it went off the road and rolled. All three occupants were thrown from the vehicle.  

The 18-year-old driver, Damion Young of Spearfish, and 17-year-old Antonio Gunhammer of Sioux Falls were pronounced dead at the scene. 

The third passenger, an 18-year-old from Sioux Falls, suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries. He was taken to the Chamberlain hospital and later flown to a Sioux Falls hospital.  

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information is preliminary. 

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