Click to copy
Click to copy

Hit-and-run driver injures teen in Lincoln County

August 13, 2019

CANTON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a hit-and-run driver struck a teenage girl along the interstate in Lincoln County, leaving her with life-threatening injuries.

Sheriff’s officials say the 15-year-old girl was either walking or standing along the northbound lanes of Interstate 29 when she was struck near the Tea-Harrisburg exit.

A passer-by saw the injured girl about 3 a.m. Monday and called authorities. Sheriff Steve Swenson says he doesn’t know when the teen was hit.

The Argus Leader reports investigators found some pieces of evidence at the scene.


Information from: Argus Leader, http://www.argusleader.com

All contents © copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.