Two arrested in Monday crash in Lincoln County

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CANTON, S.D. (KELO) — Two people were arrested for their involvement in a one-vehicle crash on Dec. 23 in Lincoln County, about two miles south of Canton on 481st Avenue, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said on its Facebook page.

County law enforcement and Canton Police arrested 23-year-old male driver from Canton. He was charged with obstructing law enforcement, failure to report accident, careless driving and no insurance. Deputies also arrested a 47-year-old family member for obstructing law enforcement.

The arrests come after the sheriff’s office announced it was searching for those involved in pickup crash after no one was found at the crash site. The sheriff’s office said on Facebook that the driver sustained minor injuries in the crash.

When the arrests were announced the sheriff’s office addressed some specific questions from the public including that it had checked the area thoroughly, ran the license plate through state system as well a checking the vehicle’s VIN number. The sheriff’s office said the vehicle was not stolen.

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