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TABOR — A Vermillion man has been identified as the person who died early Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash near Tabor.

According to a press release from the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, preliminary crash information from the Highway Patrol indicates that a 2002 Cadillac Seville was eastbound when the driver failed to negotiate a curve on Highway 50 about two miles south of Tabor. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled. The incident was reported at 7:40 a.m. Friday.

Traun Cook Sr., the 38-year-old driver, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.


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