One person dies in accident north of Lake Preston

A 52-year-old woman died Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash north of Lake Preston.  The name of the person is not being released pending notification of family.  She was the only person involved in the crash.

The woman was driving a 2003 Buick LeSabre when she lost control as the vehicle cross the center line and entered the east ditch.  The vehicle then went back onto the roadway and into the west ditch, where it rolled.

The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected.  She was later pronounced dead at the DeSmet hospital.

The accident remains under investigation by the South Dakota Highway Patrol.  Other agencies responding to the accident included the Kingsbury County Sheriff’s Office, the Lake Preston Ambulance, and Lake Preston First Responders.