Woman dies in pickup crash in South Dakota’s Hanson County

August 18, 2022
Mike Tanner

FARMER, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon four miles northeast of Farmer, South Dakota in Hanson County.

Preliminary crash information from the South Dakota Highway Patrol indicates that a pickup was westbound when the driver lost control of the vehicle on loose gravel. The vehicle went into the north ditch and rolled.

The 50-year-old female driver was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The 24-year-old female passenger was partially ejected from the vehicle, suffered serious non-ife threatening injuries, and was transported by ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital.

The names of those involved in the crash have not been released.