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Teenager dies in crash in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. - A 17-year-old girl died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Pierre. The name of the person is not being released pending notification of family. She was the driver and lone occupant in the vehicle. A 1998 Chevy Lumina w...

PIERRE, S.D. – A 17-year-old girl died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Pierre.

The name of the person is not being released pending notification of family. She was the driver and lone occupant in the vehicle.

A 1998 Chevy Lumina was traveling east on Fourth Street when the driver failed to negotiate a turn in the roadway at Governors Drive. The vehicle eventually hit a light pole.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol and the Pierre Police Department are conducting a joint investigation into the crash

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