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Update: Yankton County identifies victim of fatal hit-and-run

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The Yankton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal hit-and-run after a body was found on Old Highway 50 near Yankton early Friday morning.

The Yankton County Sheriff tells KSFY News the body of Joseph Bret Jackson, 23, of Yankton was found at 4:00 am Friday. The body was found near 309th Street and East Side Drive northeast of Yankton.

The Sheriff's office says an initial investigation appears to show this person was hit by a car. That car did leave the scene.

Traffic was blocked off in the area Friday morning and was back open by noon.

The Yankton County Sheriff's office, Yankton Police Department, and the Department of Criminal Investigation are working together on the scene this morning.

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