Funeral for Lantry Teen Who Died in Friday Accident Held Today

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EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) The funeral was today for an 18-year-old Lantry teen who was killed in a Friday accident. Arleigh Jay McLellan died in the two vehicle accident that occurred October 12 near Lantry. Chief Burton In The Woods of the Cheyenne River Tribal Police says the crash occurred south of Lantry. Another male that was in the vehicle with McLellan was injured; as was a mother and her daughter who were in the other vehicle. In The Woods says the Highway Patrol has been assisting with the investigation into the crash and it should be complete very soon. Mass of Christian Burial was this morning for McLellan at the Dupree School Gym. There was no school today for Cheyenne Eagle Butte students because of McLellan’s funeral.

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