Two Men from Pierre and Hot Springs Killed in Corson County Accident Sunday

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PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two men died in a one vehicle crash that occurred in Corson County yesterday.  The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says the crash occurred just before noon yesterday on 110th Street-two miles west of SD Highway 1806-about 18 miles north and two west of Mobridge.  The DPS says 61-year-old James Joseph Olesen of Hot Springs was driving east on 110th Street in a 1985 Ford Bronco II.  He lost control of the vehicle on the gravel road and it rolled into the north ditch.  Olesen and his passenger, 56-year-old Steven Michael Hatlestad of Pierre, were thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.  Neither man was wearing a seatbelt.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.  The Corson County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene yesterday.

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