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Bon Homme County Fatal Accident

Bon Homme County Fatal Accident

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A 7-year-old child died in a one-vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 25 south of Scotland on Friday, Aug. 8.

7 year old Kirstan Roubideaux was a passenger in a 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass driven northbound by 28 year old Stephanie Kae Hamilton of Yankton, S.D. The vehicle left the roadway to the right, hit a field approach and rolled. Roubideaux and another passenger, 5 year old Colton Roubideaux were not wearing seatbelts and were thrown from the vehicle. The 7-year-old died at the scene. The 5-year-old was taken to a Scotland hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Hamilton was thrown into the backseat of the vehicle during the crash. She was able to flag down a passing motorist who contacted emergency personnel.

No further information is immediately available.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Bon Homme County Sheriff’s Office, Bon Homme Fire Department and Scotland Police Department assisted.

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