UPDATE: Names of driver, passenger involved in Spearfish accident released
SPEARFISH, S.D. (KEVN) - A fatal crash happened in Spearfish on Sunday night which left one dead and another injured, the State Department of Transporation reported Monday.
While driving eastbound on Interstate 90, a driver of a 2004 Jeep Liberty lost control and drove into a ditch. Eventually, the Jeep went into a creek.
Cheryl Strachan, the 66-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the DOT. Wright Bailey of Black Hawk, 76, was the passenger. He received serious non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital. Both occupants were wearing seat belts.
South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this time.
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