Minnesota woman identified as victim in fatal crash near Sisseton

SISSETON, S.D. (KSFY) - Authorities say a Granite Falls, Minnesota woman has been identified as the victim in a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred early Saturday morning north of Sisseton.

According to the Department of Public Safety, a 2007 Ford Crew Cab was southbound on Interstate 29 near mile marker 249 around 1:30 a.m. when the vehicle left the road and eventually rolled.

Marrisa Mountain, 23, was the passenger. She was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, the DPS said.

Gerald Iron Cloud, 28, of Porcupine was the driver. He suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a Fargo, N.D. hospital.

Neither person was wearing a seatbelt and charges are pending against the driver, the DPS said.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Roberts County Sheriff’s Office and Grant Roberts Ambulance.