16-year-old identified as hit and run victim

BOX ELDER, S.D. (KEVN) - A Manderson teenager, 16-year-old Jaylen Twiss, has been identified as the victim of a hit and run in Box Elder Thursday.

(Photo by MGN)

Twiss was found lying in the median on Highway 14-16 near Gumbo Drive around 3:22 a.m. Because of autopsy results, investigators believe he was hit by a vehicle.

According to a Pennington County Sheriff’s Office release, the driver and vehicle involved have been located; but the driver’s name has yet to be released.

The investigation continues.