54 Year-old Man Dies in Vehicle-Pedestrian Crash in Custer County
Hermosa, SD. – A 54-year-old man died Monday night in a vehicle-pedestrian crash south of Hermosa.
The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family.
A 1999 Buick Century was southbound on South Dakota Highway 79 when the vehicle moved over to the passing lane due to vehicles parked along the shoulder of the road because one of the vehicles had struck a deer. The Buick Century hit the pedestrian who was in the roadway with the deer.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The 23-year-old male driver of the car was not injured. He is not facing charges.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.