Victim ID’ed in crash near Colman


COLMAN – A Humboldt man has been identified as the person who died last Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Colman.

A 2017 Ford F-250 pickup was southbound on Interstate 29 about 1:19 a.m. Wednesday when it left the roadway to the left, collided with a guard rail and rolled over the bridge. The vehicle came to rest in the median below the bridge, 5 miles northeast of Colman.

Richard Ochs, the 55-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene. Whether he was wearing a seatbelt has not yet been determined.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

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