4-year-old killed in crash near Lennox; 14-year-old was driving

One child died in a Monday afternoon single-vehicle crash four miles north of Lennox.

Names have not been released pending notification of family.

The South Dakota Highway patrol says an SUV went off the road , entered the ditch and rolled, coming to rest on its roof.

The 14-year-old male driver sustained minor injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

There were three passengers. A 10-year-old female sustained minor injuries. She was wearing a seatbelt.

A 6-year-old female sustained serious, non-life-threatening injuries. She was taken by ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital. Seatbelt use is under investigation.

A 4-year-old male passenger sustained fatal injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.


October 24, 2023