Woman killed in crash north of Aberdeen identified

August 17, 2022

ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Hot Springs woman has been identified as the person who died last Thursday in a one-vehicle crash north of Aberdeen.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 79 year-old Darlene Leigh was a passenger in a van that ran a stop sign on a Brown County road that intersected with Highway 10. The van went into the ditch and struck a tree.

Leigh died after being taken to the hospital.

Three other occupants of the van, all from California, were injured in the crash that occurred on Brown County Road 14, 19 miles north of Aberdeen.