Name released in Parkston fatal crash

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PARKSTON, S.D. (KELO) — Authorities have released the name of the 15-year-old girl who died in a rollover crash near Parkston on Thursday. 

The South Dakota Department of Safety says Taylor Thuringer was driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck and swerved to miss a mud hole in the road and lost control. The truck went into the ditch, rolled and caught fire. Thuringer died at the scene. 

A 16-year-old boy, 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl are all facing life-threatening injuries. All were not wearing a seatbelt and were thrown from the truck. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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