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Man killed in single-vehicle crash in Charles Mix County

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CHARLES MIX COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) — A man was killed Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash near Academy, SD, about 20 miles northwest of Platte.

At about 7:30 a.m., the 43-year-old driver was westbound on SD Hwy 50 in his Chrysler PT Cruiser.

The driver failed to turn on a curve in the road and the vehicle entered the ditch, vaulted over a driveway and rolled. The man was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle, according to the SD Department of Public Safety.

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He was transported to a nearby health center where he was pronounced deceased.

The name of the man has not been released pending notification of family members. The SDHP is investigating the crash.

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