FREEMAN — One woman died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Freeman.

A 2011 Subaru Legacy was southbound on U.S. Highway 81 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle eventually went into the west ditch.

The accident occurred 11 miles south of Freeman at mile marker 22 near the Yankton County line.

The 21-year-old female driver was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not wearing a seat belt.

Exact time of the crash is not known. The crash was reported at 6:09 a.m.

The name of the person involved is not yet being released pending notification of family members.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this point.

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