South  Dakota Highway Patrol

A Mitchell, S.D., man has died from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash that occurred October 7th, near Ethan, South Dakota.

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says a 2009 Honda Civic was southbound on South Dakota Highway 37 when the vehicle went off the roadway into the west ditch and collided with a power pole.

Matthew Hopkins, who was the 36-year-old driver, was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He suffered life threatening injuries. He died Tuesday, Oct. 20, in a Sioux Falls hospital.

Recommended for you