One dead following Sunday afternoon rollover crash near Ipswich

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Jul. 25—IPSWICH, S.D. — One man was killed Sunday afternoon in a rollover accident south of Ipswich.

At approximately 3:47 p.m. Sunday, authorities were called to mile marker 168 of South Dakota Highway 45, roughly 10 miles south of Ipswich, for a report of a vehicle on fire.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2013 Ford Fusion was northbound on Highway 45 when the vehicle rolled into the west ditch and eventually caught fire.

The driver, a 53-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is unknown what caused the accident or if the driver was wearing a seat belt.

The name of the person involved has not yet been released pending notification of family members.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.