SDHP says man killed in pickup crash west of DeSmet

April 4, 2022

De SMET, S.D. – One man died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash two miles west of De Smet.

The name of one person involved is not yet being released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information from the South Dakota Highway Patrol indicates a pickup was westbound on U.S. Highway 14 when the driver lost control due to icy road conditions.

The vehicle went across the highway into the north ditch and rolled.

The 58-year-old driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.