McPherson County Fatal Crash

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LEOLA, S.D. – A Leola man died in a one-vehicle crash on 118th Street about two miles west and three miles south of Leola on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Stanley John Schock, 67, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup northbound on 360th Avenue approaching 118th Street when the vehicle left the roadway. It traveled in the west ditch and struck 118th Street, vaulting across that street and coming to rest in the north ditch of 118th Street.

Schock was not wearing a seatbelt. He was dead at the scene.

No further information is immediately available.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. McPherson County Sheriff’s Office, Edmunds County Sheriff’s Office and McPherson County Coroner’s Office assisted. 

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