Mount Vernon man dies in 1-vehicle crash in Davison County


MOUNT VERNON (AP) – Authorities say a 59-year-old man died in one vehicle crash northeast of Mount Vernon, in Davison County.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Michael Johnson, of Mount Vernon, failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway, vaulted off a driveway and rolled. The crash happened at 5:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Johnson, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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