A 15-year-old Highmore female has died from injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday morning near Highmore.
Nicole Pekarek was driving a 1984 Toyota pickup northbound on 341st Avenue when she lost control on a gravel road. The vehicle entered the east ditch and rolled.
Pekarek was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected from the vehicle. She was eventually transported to a Sioux Falls hospital where she died Tuesday.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Hyde County Sheriff’s Office, Hyde County Ambulance and first responders.
Courtesy: SD Dept. of Public Safety