DE SMET, S.D. — It was a tragic weekend in the waterways in and around South Dakota as three people drowned in separate incidents.

Kingsbury County Sheriff Kevin Scotting says a 5-year-old girl fell off a dock on Saturday night in Lake Thompson. She is identified as Presley Nielsen who was there for a family reunion. Authorities say no one else was injured.

In addition, a 23-year-old woman died in the Missouri River near Running Water in Bon Homme County and another woman drowned in Rapid Creek near Rapid City. No additional details are available.


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