Nov 25, 2015DPS Officials Encourage Motorists To Buckle Up for Holiday Travel
PIERRE, S.D.—Officials of the South Dakota Department Public Safety are urging motorists this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to drive carefully and that includes wearing seatbelts.
Nov 24, 2015Fire Marshal Warns of Home Fire Risk During Holidays
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Fire Marshal Paul Merriman wants South Dakotans to celebrate the upcoming holidays, but also realize the season means an additional fire risk.
Nov 23, 2015Highway Patrol to Conduct ‘Operation Safe Thanksgiving’
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers will be out in force Wednesday encouraging those Thanksgiving holiday travelers to make safe driving decisions.Custer County Fatal Crash
HERMOSA, S.D. – One person, identified as Nicolette McLaughlin, 26, Rapid City, S.D., was killed in a one-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon near Hermosa.
Nov 22, 2015Edmunds County Fatal Crash
MINA, S.D. – Three people were killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday afternoon, one mile west of Mina, S.D.
Nov 21, 2015Beadle County Fatal Crash
WOLSEY, S.D. – A Wessington, S.D., man, identified as Nicholas Hanks, died in a one-vehicle crash early Saturday morning west of Wolsey.
Nov 18, 2015Statement from Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader suffered serious non-life threatening injuries when he was assaulted Oct. 24 while making a traffic stop east of Rapid City. Trooper Bader has issued the following public statement:
Nov 09, 2015Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
BALTIC, S.D. – A Sioux Falls, S.D., man, identified as Lincoln Duncan, 71, died Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 near Baltic.
Nov 06, 2015Injured Highway Patrol Trooper Bader Released from Hospital
PIERRE, S.D – A South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured last month after being physically assaulted has been released from a Rapid City hospital.
Nov 05, 2015Day County Fatal Crash
WAUBAY, S.D. – A Webster, S.D., man, identified as Jamie Sichmeller, 33, died in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday night south of Waubay, S.D.Custer County Fatal Crash
CUSTER, S.D. – Two people were killed in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon east of Custer.
Nov 02, 2015Names Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash
WALL, S.D. – A St. Louis, MO, man, identified as Andrii Ponomar, 21, was killed in a one-vehicle crash Sunday morning near Wall.Pennington County Fatal Crash
WALL, S.D. – One person died and four others were injured in a one-vehicle crash Sunday morning near Wall.
Nov 01, 2015Pennington County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Crash
BOX ELDER, S.D. – A Box Elder, S.D., youth, identified as Carter Woolover, 15, was killed Friday night when he was struck by two vehicles on Interstate 90 near Box Elder, S.D.
Oct 30, 2015Highway Patrol Plans Sobriety Checkpoints For November
PIERRE, S.D. – Sobriety checkpoints are planned for 18 South Dakota counties during November.
Oct 29, 2015Officials Investigate Shattered Patrol Vehicle Window
PIERRE, S.D. – An investigation continues into what caused the rear window of a South Dakota Highway Patrol vehicle to shatter Wednesday night on Interstate 29 near Castlewood.Highway Patrol, Trooper Bader Family Thank Public For Support
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Highway Patrol officials and the family of Trooper Zachary Bader are thanking the public for its support after Bader was physically assaulted Saturday near Rapid City.
Oct 26, 2015Names Released In Day County Fatal Crash
ANDOVER, S.D. – A Raymond, MN man, identified as Dennis Paulson, 50, was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred early Sunday morning east of Andover, S.D.Names Released in Lincoln County Fatal Crash
TEA, S.D. – A Tea, S.D., man, identified as Bradley Carlson, 55, died Sunday morning in a motorcycle-pickup truck crash that occurred near the junction of Interstate-29/ I-229 interchange.
Oct 25, 2015Day County Fatal Crash
ANDOVER, S.D. – One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred early Sunday morning east of Andover, S.D.Lincoln County Fatal Crash
TEA, S.D. – One man was killed in a motorcycle-pickup truck crash that occurred Sunday morning near the junction of Interstate-29/I-229 interchange.
Oct 24, 2015Highway Patrol Releases Name of Injured Trooper
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader was the trooper physically assaulted during a traffic stop Saturday near Rapid City.Highway Patrol Trooper Injured During Traffic Stop
PIERRE, S.D. – A South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper was injured during a traffic stop near Rapid City on Saturday.
Oct 23, 2015Highway Patrol Graduation Friday, Oct. 30
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol welcomes its latest group of nine troopers during a graduation ceremony to be held Friday, Oct. 30, in the state Capitol Rotunda.
Oct 20, 2015Name Released In Brown County Fatal Crash
ABERDEEN, S.D. –Joshua Gonzales, 33, of Aberdeen has been identified as the man who died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday night in Aberdeen.
Oct 19, 2015Hazard Mitigation Grant Funding Available
PIERRE, S.D –South Dakota’s Office of Emergency Management is accepting applications for $440,000 in federal hazard mitigation grants.Brown County Fatal Crash
ABERDEEN, S.D. – One man died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday night in Aberdeen.
Oct 17, 2015Names Released In Hanson County Fatal Crash
BRIDGEWATER, S.D. – A Parkston, S.D., man, identified as Benjamin Tollefson, 28, died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash near Bridgewater, S.D.
Oct 09, 2015Median Work on Rapid City Interchange Project Begins Tuesday
RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says median work associated with the I-190/Silver Street interchange project in Rapid City begins Tuesday, Oct. 13.
Oct 03, 2015Beadle County Fatal Crash
HURON, S.D. – A Huron man, identified as Jimmy Delozier Jr., 44, died in a motorcycle-semi truck crash Friday afternoon near Huron.
Oct 02, 2015SD Fire Marshal, Fire Departments To Observe Fire Prevention Week
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s fire marshal is using this year’s Fire Prevention Week to remind citizens that location matters when it comes to smoke alarms.
Oct 01, 2015Lawrence County Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Sturgis, S.D. man identified as Kurtis Tallmage, 30, has died as a result of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday, Sept. 30, near Spearfish.
Sep 30, 2015Sobriety Checkpoints Planned For October
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers will conduct sobriety checkpoints in 16 counties during October.
Sep 29, 2015Fire Marshal’s Office Presents Gold Coin Gift to Delmont Fire Department
DELMONT, S.D. – Delmont firefighters, who were forced to rebuild their fire station after it was destroyed by a May 10 tornado, received a gold coin as a gift Monday night.
Sep 28, 2015Edmunds County Fatal Crash
MINA, S.D. – Three people died in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday afternoon near Mina, S.D.
Sep 27, 2015Lawrence County Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Spearfish, S.D. man identified as Anthony Crawford, 56, died Saturday night in a one-vehicle rollover eight miles west of Spearfish.
Sep 22, 2015Aurora County Fatal Crash
PLANKINTON, S.D. – A Plankinton, S.D., man, identified as James Knigge, 59, died in a two-vehicle crash Monday near Plankinton.
Sep 17, 2015Harding County Fatal Crash
CAMP CROOK, S.D. – A Rapid City man identified as Jared Weischedel, 26, has died from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday, Sept. 12, at Camp Crook, S.D.
Sep 13, 2015Faulk County Fatal Crash
FAULKTON, S.D. – A Rockerville, S.D., identified as Randall Carleton, 53, died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday afternoon near Faulkton.
Sep 11, 2015Office of Emergency Management Implements New Credentialing System
Pierre, S.D. – A new system designed to help officials better identify resources needed for disasters or special events worked successfully in its first two major operations.
Sep 09, 2015Custer County Fatal Crash
CUSTER, S.D. – William Gregg, 73, of Colstrip, MT, has died from injuries sustained in a single motorcycle crash in Custer State Park.
Sep 05, 2015Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
BALTIC, S.D. – A Sioux Falls woman, identified as Ashley Heesch, 19, died in a one-vehicle crash Friday night near Baltic.
Sep 04, 2015Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Missouri couple was killed in a single motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon south of Pactola Reservoir.
Sep 03, 2015DPS Officials Urge Careful Driving This Labor Day Weekend
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety officials hope for another fatality free Labor Day travel weekend this year.
Aug 28, 2015South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota Agencies Plan Tri-State DUI Enforcement Campaign
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is among several law enforcement agencies in three states participating in an effort to crack down on drunk drivers.Sobriety Checkpoints Planned For September
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers will conduct sobriety checkpoints in 17 counties during September.