A Redfield man died in a one-vehicle crash near the intersection of 174th Street and 392nd Avenue about six miles east and one mile south of Redfield yesterday.
Herbert W. Blume, 74, was westbound on 174th Street driving a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup. The vehicle drifted into the north ditch and became stuck in a the slough in the ditch. As the driver attempted to maneuver the pickup out of the ditch, it caught fire. Blume died in the vehicle. At this time, it is unknown whether he was wearing a seatbelt.
No further information is immediately available.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol investigated. Frankfort Fire Department, Redfield Fire Department and Spink County Sheriff’s Office assisted.