BOX ELDER, S.D. (AP) - UPDATE:
Investigators have identified a teenager who was found dead in a highway median in Box Elder.
According to the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, that teenager was 16-year-old Jaylen Twiss of Manderson, South Dakota.
Law enforcement responded to a report of a person lying in the media on Highway 14-16 near Gumbo Drive just after 3:20 a.m. Thursday.
Autopsy results showed the cause of death was blunt force trauma.
Authorities are investigating the incident as a vehicle-pedestrian accident. They are looking for the driver and the vehicle involved.
If you have any information about the incident, call the Pennington County Sheriff's Office at 605-394-6113.
ORIGINAL STORY FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS:
Sheriff's officials think a man found dead in a highway median in Box Elder is the victim of a hit-and-run accident.
The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says the man was found in the median on Highway 14-16 on Thursday. They believe the man was in his early 20s or late teens and possibly of Native American descent.
Investigators are trying to track down the driver and vehicle involved.
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