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PLYMOUTH COUNTY TRAFFIC FATALITY IDENTIFIED (UPDATE)

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Updated 1/2/17 9:55pm

Plymouth County authorities have identified the victims in a traffic accident that occurred New Year’s Day on Highway 12.

The county sheriff says 25 year old Samantha Derner of Sioux City died in the one vehicle rollover accident north of the Woodbury County line.

The other person in the vehicle, 25 year old Scott Dennis of Sioux City, sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators say the driver of the vehicle apparently lost control, went into a ditch and rolled several times.

Derner was pronounced dead at the scene. Dennis was transported to a Sioux City hospital.

Authorities say alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.

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One person is dead and another one injured following a rollover accident Sunday morning on Highway 12 north of the Woodbury/Plymouth County line.

The Plymouth County Sheriff says a caller notified authorities about a vehicle that was in a ditch around 7:40 a.m.

Investigators say the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle, which rolled several times.

A woman inside the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene and a male was extricated and taken to the hospital with injuries.

Names of the victims have not been released.

Authorities say alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.