Yankton County Sheriff's Office conducting death investigation

YANKTON - The Yankton County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a person was deceased in the roadway located approximately about 4 miles north of Yankton on US Highway 81 and had been struck by a vehicle.
The circumstances surrounding the death are currently under investigation.
Agencies conducting the investigation include the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office, South Dakota Division of
Criminal Investigation and the Highway Patrol. The investigation at the scene required the closing of a portion of US Highway #81 North of Yankton for several hours.
No other information will be released pending further investigation and autopsy of the victim scheduled
for later next week.