UPDATE: Names released in Pennington County fatal crash

Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 2:19 PM CDT
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Candace Arapahoe, 40, of New Town, North Dakota, has been identified as the person who died last Thursday in a one-vehicle crash east of Rapid City.

Arapahoe had been driving a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado K1500 Pickup with one occupant, Russell Martinez, 22, of Rapid City. Their car, heading westbound on SD Highway 44, failed to negotiate a right turn. The vehicle went across the centerline, into a ditch and rolled.

Neither of the occupants were wearing a seatbelt, and they were both thrown from the pickup.

Arapahoe was pronounced dead at the scene. Martinez sustained serious non-life threatening injuries. and was transferred to Monument Hospital

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