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Authorities have identified Jaylen Twiss, 16, of Manderson, as the person who was killed in a vehicle-pedestrian accident Thursday night on Highway 1416 and found in a ditch early Friday morning. 

Authorities say the driver and vehicle involved have been located, and they are investigating the incident as a vehicle-pedestrian accident. No charges had been filed as of Friday afternoon, and authorities would not release the driver's name. 

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Twiss was found lying dead in the median on Highway 1416 near Gumbo Drive in Box Elder at around 3:22 a.m., according to a news release from the Pennington County Sheriff's Office.  An autopsy was conducted, and preliminary findings show that the man's death is consistent with multiple blunt force trauma.

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