July 1, 2020

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has identified the woman who died in a crash following a pursuit by law enforcement officers.

Thirty-five-year-old Adrienne Whitefeather was behind the wheel of a car being pursued by Yankton County sheriff’s deputies June 22nd.

The vehicle had been reported stolen. Agency officials say Whitefeather missed a curve and collided with a pickup truck in Yankton.

Whitefeather and the pickup driver, a 32-year-old Yankton man, were both taken to the hospital, where Whitefeather later died of her injuries.

Neither person was wearing a seat belt. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the crash.