An Onida, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died last Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash east of Alexandria.
Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2001 Ford Excursion was eastbound on Interstate 90 when the driver lost control on the icy roadway. The vehicle went off the ditch and rolled multiple times.
Alan Weinheimer, the 52-year-old driver, was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was taken to a Mitchell hospital where he later died.
Cori Weinheimer, 51, of Onida, was the passenger. She was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.
The Highway Patrol is an agency of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.