Arlington man dies following Kingsbury Co. rollover


Editor's note: This report has been updated with information released Sept. 13 by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, including the date and location of death.

ERWIN – An Arlington man has died of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash Aug. 29 west of Erwin.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2012 Kenworth semi-truck and trailer was eastbound on 200th Street when the passenger side tires went off the roadway. The semi-truck and trailer went down the embankment and overturned onto the passenger side.

The driver, 71-year-old Dean Royer, was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected. He was transported by ambulance to the DeSmet hospital and was later flown to a St. Paul, Minnesota, hospital. He died Sept. 7 in St. Paul.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.

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