DOUGLAS COUNTY -- A 45-year-old Poplar man has died following a single-vehicle crash last Friday in the town of Hawthorne, according to a press release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

(Press Release) -- A Poplar man is dead following a single vehicle crash in the town of Hawthorne on Friday evening 9/28/2018 at about 8:24pm.

Pepper Craft, 45, was the driver and sole occupant of a 1996 Chevrolet Caprice that was southbound on CTH P near Olson Lane when it left the roadway at high speed and struck trees. Craft was pronounced dead at the scene.  

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The incident remains under investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Douglas County Medical Examiner's Office.

Last Update: Oct 02, 2018 8:37 am CDT

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