One vehicle crash in Custer County kills 45-year-old male driver

News StaffOctober 15, 2021News
Custer County Fatal Crash

CUSTER, S.D. – One person died early Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Custer.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup was eastbound on U.S. Highway 16A when it crossed the centerline, went into the ditch and hit a tree.

The 45-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.