VERMILLION — One man died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash about eight miles north of Vermillion.

According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety (DPS), a 1999 Grand Jeep Cherokee was southbound on South Dakota Highway 19 when the driver lost control. The vehicle entered the east ditch. The time of the crash was not reported in the DPS press release.

The 27-year-old driver was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The name of the person involved is not being released pending notification of family members.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this point.


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