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SD Reservation Crash Kills Man, Pregnant Wife, Toddler

SD Reservation Crash Kills Man, Pregnant Wife, Toddler

November 10, 2017 01:56 PM

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) - Oglala Sioux officials have released details of a crash on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation that killed a family from Wanblee.

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The Rapid City Journal reports that the crash last Saturday killed 42-year-old Waylon Red Elk Sr., his 34-year-old pregnant wife, Jaylene Pretends Eagle, and their 1-year-old son, Waylon Red Elk Jr.

Tribal Police Chief Mark Mesteth says the crash in Porcupine involved another vehicle with a driver believed to be drunk.

Funeral services for the victims are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee.

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Information from: Rapid City Journal


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