One woman killed, another injured in Hanson Co. crash

 

One person was killed and another was injured in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon northeast of Farmer in Hanson County.

Names of the two people involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members.

According to the Highway patrol, a pickup was westbound on on a rural road when the driver lost control of the vehicle on loose gravel. The vehicle went into the ditch and rolled.

The 50-year-old female driver was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. A 24-year-old female passenger was partially ejected from the vehicle, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries, and was transported by ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital.

Neither person was wearing a seatbelt.

 

August 18, 2022