A crash near Lennox took the life of 62 year old Roger Almond of Lennox on Sunday July 5, 2015 at approximately 2:30 PM.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Almond was driving a 2005 Nissan Frontier south on South Dakota Highway 17. The vehicle traveled across the roadway, hit a pole and rolled.

Almond was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger, Peggy Almond, 67, Lennox, sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a Sioux Falls hospital.

The Highway Patrol says both occupants were wearing seat belts and alcohol was not a factor.