McLaughlin teen identified in fatal crash

McLAUGHLIN, S.D. (Press Release) – A 16-year-old McLaughlin male has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash on Tuesday, Aug. 1, north of McLaughlin.

Daimon Ducheneax was the passenger in a 2002 Ford Explorer which was southbound on Highway 63 when the vehicle went off the road, went into the ditch and eventually rolled. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. He died later at a Bismarck, N.D. hospital.

Another McLaughlin resident, Kyle Martin, 17, was the driver.  He was wearing a seatbelt and sustained serious non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to a Bismarck hospital.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Standing Rock BIA and Standing Rock Ambulance.

An approximate location on the crash can be found here: CORSON COUNTY FATAL CRASH.

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.