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Lead woman killed in crash west of Sturgis

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ALead woman died in a one-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 14A about twomiles west of Sturgis Monday.

JerolynMary Ruth, 70, was eastbound driving a 2004 Buick Rainier when the vehiclecross the centerline and continued across the westbound lanes into the northditch. The vehicle struck a rock embankment and rolled onto the passenger side.

Ruth,who was not wearing a seatbelt, was taken to a Rapid City hospital, where shedied. Leslie J. Christiansen, 60, a passenger in the vehicle, was wearing aseatbelt and received minor injuries.

Nofurther information is immediately available.

TheSouth Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Sturgis Police Department andLawrence County Sheriff's Office assisted.

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