Funeral Services Set for Wanblee Family Killed in Crash

The crash occurred near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation


SHARPS CORNER, S.D. — Funeral services have been set for a Wanblee family of four who were killed in a car crash on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Wylon Red Elk, 42, his 34–year–old pregnant wife, Jaylene Eagle and their one–year–old son, Waylon Jr. died in a crash near Sharps Corner on the Pine Ridge Reservation on November 4.

A wake is scheduled for November 12 and a funeral is scheduled for November 14.

Authorities continue to investigate the crash and believe it involves a drunk driver.

Red Elk was a volunteer firefighter for the city of Wanblee.

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