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A 61-year-old man has died in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Salem.

A preliminary crash investigation indicates that a 2003 Toyota Tacoma pickup was northbound on 431st Avenue, went through the intersection of 247th Street and eventually rolled into the east ditch. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials believe the crash happened either late on Thursday, March 4, or early on Friday, March 5.

The identity of the driver has not been released. 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.