One woman died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Freeman.
The name of the person involved is not yet being released pending notification of family members.
A 2011 Subaru Legacy was southbound on U.S. Highway 81 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle eventually went into the west ditch.
The 21-year-old female driver was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not wearing a seat belt.
Exact time of the crash is not known. The crash was reported at 6:09 a.m.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this point.
The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.