Lead man identified as victim in fatal ATV crash

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) — A Lead man has been identified as the person who died in an ATV crash on Wednesday, authorities say.

According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, a Polaris Ranger was heading west on Highway 14A when the driver lost control and rolled the ATV. The driver, 59-year-old James Luze Jr., was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He wasn’t wearing a seat belt, officials say.

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

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