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Victim of Yankton, SD Christmas Eve roadside accident identified

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YANKTON, SD (KTIV) -

The identify of the victim of a roadside accident on Christmas Eve near Plankton, South Dakota has now been revealed. 

The Yankton County Sheriff's Department says 18-year old Justin Arcoren, of Chamberlain, was found dead on U-S Highway 81, just four miles north of Yankton, shortly before 2:30 in the morning on December 24. 

A preliminary autopsy reveals the cause of death as accidental blunt force trauma to the head and chest after being struck by a vehicle. 

The Yankton County Sheriff's Department, South Dakota Highway Patrol and Division of Criminal Investigation assisted in the investigation. 

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