Highway Patrol identifies Letcher teen as victim of deadly car crash

February 1, 2022

PARKSTON, S.D. – A 17-year-old Letcher, South Dakota boy has been identified as the person who died Thursday night in a one-vehicle crash seven miles east of Parkston.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Kyle Hohn died when the car he was riding in went into the ditch after the driver swerved to avoid hitting a deer.

Hohn died at a Parkston hospital. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the car sustained minor injuries.