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Roberts County Fatal Crash
SISSETON, S.D. – One person died and three others were injured Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash southwest of Sisseton.


Codington County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A 67-year-old man died Friday in a motorcycle and semi-truck/trailer crash west of Watertown.

Name Released in Hand County Fatal Crash
MILLER, S.D. – A 26-year-old Conde, S.D., resident has been identified as the person who died Monday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Miller.


Names Released In Yankton County Fatal Crash
YANKTON, S.D. – A Sisseton, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Yankton.


Name Released In Meade County Fatal Crash
STURGIS, S.D. – A 39-year-old Piedmont, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a deer northeast of Sturgis.


Hand County Fatal Crash
MILLER, S.D. – One man died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Monday night north of Miller.


Yankton County Fatal Crash
YANKTON, S.D. – One person died and another was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday night north of Yankton.

Names Released In Bon Homme County Fatal Crash
TYNDALL, S.D. – A 92-year-old woman has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Tyndall.

Names Released In Bon Homme County Fatal Crash
TYNDALL, S.D. – A 92-year-old woman has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Tyndall.


Meade County Fatal Crash
STURGIS, S.D. – A 39-year-old man died Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a deer northeast of Sturgis.


Bon Homme County Fatal Crash
TYNDALL, S.D. – One person died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Tyndall.

Name Released In Custer County Fatal Motorcycle Crash
CUSTER, S.D. – A 63-year-old Rapid City man has been identified as the person who died Monday in a motorcycle crash west of Custer.


Name Released In Fall River County Fatal Crash
EDGEMONT, S.D. – An 18-year-old Rapid City male has been identified as the person who died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Edgemont.


Custer County Fatal Motorcycle Crash
CUSTER, S.D. – A 63-year-old man died Monday in a motorcycle crash west of Custer.


Fall River County Fatal Crash
EDGEMONT, S.D. – One person died and four others were injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred early Sunday morning east of Edgemont.


DPS Announces May Sobriety Checkpoints
PIERRE, S.D. – May is a busy month for sobriety checkpoints as the South Dakota Department of Public Safety has scheduled 28 checkpoints in 23 counties.


Clay County Fatal Crash
VOLIN, S.D. – A 27-year-old Yankton, S.D., man has died from injuries sustained in an April 8, 2018 crash near Volin.


South Dakota Driver Exam Stations Closed This Friday and Saturday
PIERRE, S.D. – All South Dakota state driver exam stations will be closed for two days later this week for annual employee training.


Severe Weather Awareness Week April 23-27
PIERRE, S.D. – State officials say it is time to start preparing for the inevitable severe weather that will happen this summer.


Proclamation, Crashed Vehicles Reminders To Be Safe Drivers
PIERRE, S.D. – A Governor’s Proclamation and crashed vehicles staged at two major South Dakota shopping malls are part of the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety’s latest effort to encourage motorists of all ages to be safe drivers.


Governor Closes State Government Offices in 32 Counties Due to Blizzard
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered the closure of state government offices in 32 counties for Friday because of the approaching blizzard.


Highway Patrol Trooper Graduation Moved to Thursday
PIERRE, S.D. – Friday’s scheduled South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper graduation has been moved to Thursday (tomorrow, April 12) afternoon in the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre.

Name Released in Turner County Fatal Crash
MARION, S.D. – A 36-year-old woman from Chancellor, S.D. has been identified as the person wo died Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Marion.


Names Released in Lyman County Fatal Crash
PRESHO, S.D. – A Rapid City, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday morning west of Presho.


Names Released in Hand County Fatal Crash
MILLER, S.D. – An 80-year-old Miller man has been identified as the person who died in a vehicle-pedestrian collision Thursday afternoon in Miller.


Turner County Fatal Crash
MARION, S.D. – A 36-year-old woman died Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Marion.


Highway Patrol Trooper Graduation Friday, April 13
PIERRE, S.D. – Twelve new recruits officially join South Dakota’s Highway Patrol at a graduation ceremony set for 10 a.m., Friday, April 13, in the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre.

Hand County Fatal Crash
MILLER, S.D. – One person died Thursday afternoon in a vehicle- pedestrian collision in Miller.


Lyman County Fatal Crash
PRESHO, S.D. – One person died and two others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday morning west of Presho.


Names Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash
HILL CITY, S.D. – A Hill City woman has been identified as the person who died early Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover near Hill City.


Names Released in Bennett County Fatal Crash
LONG VALLEY, S.D. – A Box Elder, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning south of Long Valley.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
HILL CITY, S.D. – A 48-year-old female died early Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover near Hill City.


Bennett County Fatal Crash
LONG VALLEY, S.D. – One person died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Friday morning south of Long Valley.


Sobriety Checkpoints Announced for April
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety has scheduled 21 sobriety checkpoints statewide during April.


South Dakota’s 2017 Traffic Fatalities Rise State’s Five-Year Trend Among Nation’s Lowest
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota remains one of the leading states in the nation for the lowest number of traffic fatalities in 2017. This, despite the fact that there were 13 additional fatalities on state roads from the previous year.


Names Released In Hutchinson County Fatal Crash
PARKSTON, S.D. – Three people from Tyndall, S.D., have been identified as those who died in a two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning south of Parkston.

Names Released In Brookings County Fatal Crash
BROOKINGS, S.D. – A 6-year-old boy has died from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday, March 7, three miles east of Brookings.


Names Released In Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 19-year-old Sioux Falls woman has been identified as the person who died in a three-vehicle crash Thursday night west of Sioux Falls,


Hutchinson County Fatal Crash
PARKSTON, S.D. – Three people died early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash south of Parkston.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – One person died and three others were injured in a three-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday evening west of Sioux Falls,


Fire Marshal: Change Batteries When Changing Clocks
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakotans are being reminded that it’s a good time to change the batteries in their smoke alarms as they change their clocks.


Governor Closes Additional State Offices Due to Blizzard Conditions
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has expanded the list of South Dakota counties where state offices are closed today (Tuesday) because of the blizzard and winter storm impacting the state.

Name Released in McCook County Fatal Crash
HUMBOLDT, S.D. – An Alexandria, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died late Friday night in a one-vehicle crash west of Humboldt.


Blizzard Closes State Offices In Several Counties
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered all state offices in 13 South Dakota counties closed today (Monday) because of the blizzard and winter storm impacting a majority of the state.


McCook County Fatal Crash
HUMBOLDT, S.D. – A 43-year-old female died late Friday night in a one-vehicle crash west of Humboldt..


Highway Patrol Women’s Recruiting Seminar Set for Tuesday, March 6 in Aberdeen
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol will hold a recruiting seminar for women Tuesday, March 6, in Aberdeen.

Highway Patrol Women’s Recruiting Seminar Set for Tuesday, March 6 in Watertown
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol will hold a recruiting seminar for women Tuesday, March 6, in Watertown.

Highway Patrol Women’s Recruiting Seminar Set for Tuesday, March 6 in Rapid City
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol will hold a recruiting seminar for women Tuesday, March 6, in Rapid City.


Office of Highway Safety to Promote Safe Driving at Summit League Fan Fest
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Office of Highway Safety would like to remind good basketball fans that they need to be safe drivers as well.


March Sobriety Checkpoints Announced
PIERRE, S.D. – Sobriety checkpoints are scheduled for 17 different counties during March. That is according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.


Names Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Pine Ridge man has been identified as the person who died Monday in a one-vehicle crash south of Rapid City.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – An 18-year-old male died Monday in a one-vehicle crash south of Rapid City.