Investigation Continues Into Deadly Accident
The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office along with South Dakota Highway Patrol responded to a report of an injury accident west of Ellis Road on 268th st. on Monday evening.
It appears that the victim’s vehicle was traveling east on 268th St. when it left the road and crashed into the north ditch. The vehicle then continued east until it struck a tree.
The sole male occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unknown if the victim was wearing a seat belt or not and alcohol and speed were not a factor in the crash.
The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation at this time.
The name of the victim is not being released at this time until further notification of relatives has been done.