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Name Released in Lincoln County Fatal Crash
BERESFORD, S.D. – A Beresford man has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash early Saturday night near Beresford.


Name Released in Brown County Fatal Crash
GROTON, S.D. – An Aberdeen man has been identified as the person who died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of Groton.


Lincoln County Fatal Crash
BERESFORD, S.D. – One person died early Saturday evening in a one-vehicle crash three miles north and one mile east of Beresford.


Brown County Fatal Crash
GROTON, S.D. – One person died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of Groton.


Sioux Falls Driver License Exam Station Closed Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
PIERRE, S.D. – Sioux Falls’ driver license exam station will be closed Monday, Jan. 8, so employees can train on the new driver’s license issuance equipment which is being installed in exam stations statewide.


Sisseton Man Dies From Injuries Sustained in Dec. 11 Crash
SISSETON, S.D. – A Sisseton man has died from injuries sustained in a Dec. 11, 2017 three-vehicle crash in Sisseton.

Name Released in Corson County Fatal Crash
McLAUGHLIN, S.D. – A McLaughlin man has been identified as the person who was killed Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of McLaughlin


Mitchell Driver Exam Station Now Open Four Days a Week
PIERRE, S.D. – Mitchell’s driver license exam station will be open four days a week beginning in January.

Sobriety Checkpoints Planned for January
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety will kick off 2018 by conducting sobriety checkpoints in 17 counties during the month of January.

Chamberlain Driver License Exam Station Closed Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018
PIERRE, S.D. – Chamberlain’s driver license exam station will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.

Corson County Fatal Crash
McLAUGHLIN, S.D. – A 37-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of McLaughlin.


Names Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash
HILL CITY, S.D. – A Rapid City man has been identified as the person killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon south of Hill City.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
HILL CITY, S.D. – One person was killed and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday night south of Hill City.

Names Released in Lincoln County Fatal Crash
BERESFORD, S.D. – A Beresford couple has been identified as the two people who died in a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon near Beresford.

Name Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Larchwood, Iowa man has been identified as the person killed Thursday night when a van hit a charter bus that had stalled on Interstate 90 east of Rapid City.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – One person was killed Thursday night when a van hit a charter bus that had stalled on Interstate 90 east of Rapid City.


Lincoln County Fatal Crash
BERESFORD, S.D. – Two people died Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 north of Beresford.


DPS Officials: Have Fun, But Be Safe During Holiday Season
PIERRE, S.D. – In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, the South Dakota Department of Public Safety reminds people to remember to be safe as well.


Names Released in Charles Mix County Fatal Crash
WAGNER, S.D. – A Lake Andes, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning near Wagner.


New Features Being Added To SD Driver’s Licenses/ID Cards
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s driver license and ID cards are getting a new look.


Charles Mix County Fatal Crash
WAGNER, S.D. – One man died in a two-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning near Wagner.


State DPS/DOT Officials Urge Safe Driving As Snowstorm Arrives in Eastern South Dakota
PIERRE, S.D. – This year’s first snowstorm is expected to reach eastern South Dakota this afternoon just in time for the commute home, and South Dakota state Public Safety and Transportation officials are encouraging motorists to be extra cautious.


Names Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Box Elder, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday night on Sheridan Lake Road in Rapid City.


Sobriety Checkpoints Planned for December
PIERRE, S.D. – Sobriety checkpoints are planned in 17 counties during the month of December.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – One person was killed and another was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday night on Sheridan Lake Road in Rapid City.

Name Released in Hughes County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A Pierre man has been identified as the person who died of injuries suffered Saturday afternoon when his ATV hit a tree in a Pierre neighborhood.


Butte County Fatal Crash
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – Names have been released of the two men who died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash east of Belle Fourche.


Butte County Fatal Crash
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – Two men died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash east of Belle Fourche.

Hughes County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A 65-year-old man has died of injuries suffered Saturday afternoon when his ATV hit a tree in a Pierre neighborhood.


Name Released in Turner County Fatal Crash
MARION, S.D. – A Freeman man has been identified as the person who died Monday in a semi-truck and trailer crash five miles north of Marion, S.D.

Name Released in Hughes County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A Pierre man has been identified as the person who died late Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Pierre.

Names Released in Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls male has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Sioux Falls.


DPS Officials Urge Safe Travel During Thanksgiving Holiday
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety reminds motorists to be safe so they can make sure they remember this Thanksgiving holiday for all of the right reasons.


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


Turner County Fatal Crash
MARION, S.D. – A 56-year-old male died Monday in a semi-truck and trailer crash five miles north of Marion, S.D.

Name Released in McCook County Fatal Crash
MONTROSE S.D. – A Garretson, S.D., female has been identified as the person who died Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Montrose.

Hughes County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A 22-year-old male died late Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Pierre.

Names Released in Yankton County Fatal Crash
LESTERVILLE, S.D. – A Freeman, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Lesterville, S.D.

Fire Marshal: Be Safe During Thanksgiving
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s State Fire Marshal is urging people to make sure their homes, especially their kitchens, are safe this Thanksgiving holiday.


McCook County Fatal Crash
MONTROSE S.D. – A 41-year-old female died Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Montrose.

Yankton County Fatal Crash
LESTERVILLE, S.D. – One person died and another was seriously injured early Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Lesterville, S.D.


NGA Center Selects South Dakota For Workshop On Electrical Grid Protection
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota is one of five states selected to participate in a nationwide effort designed to protect electrical grids and other critical infrastructure from cyber and physical attacks.

Names Released in Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 64-year-old Fort Pierre, S.D., man has been identified as the person died Monday in a one-vehicle crash in Sioux Falls,

Dewey County Fatal Crash
La PLANT, S.D. – A 34-year-old Maple Lake, MN man died Monday night in a one-vehicle cash west of La Plant.


High Number Of Motor Vehicle Fatalities Prompts DPS Safety Message
PIERRE, S.D. – After 29 vehicle fatalities in the last two months, South Dakota Department of Public Safety officials are again stressing the need for driver and passenger safety.

Name Released in Beadle County Fatal Crash
WOLSEY, S.D. – A Tulare, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon north of Wolsey.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – One person died Monday in a one-vehicle crash in Sioux Falls,


Beadle County Fatal Crash
WOLSEY, S.D. – One person died and two others were injured, one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon north of Wolsey.

Name Released in Lawrence County Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Whitewood, S.D., man has died of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday morning east of Spearfish.


When Changing Clocks, Check Smoke Alarms
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Fire Marshal says there are two things South Dakotans need to do this weekend: reset their clocks and check their smoke alarms.

Names Released in Beadle County Fatal Crash
WESSINGTON, S.D. – A 25-year-old Virgil, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Sunday in a two-vehicle crash east of Wessington.


November Sobriety Checkpoints Announced
PIERRE, S.D. – November’s list of sobriety checkpoints have been announced by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

Name Released in Hanson County Fatal Crash
MITCHELL, S.D. – A 57-year-old Fulton, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Mitchell.


Beadle County Fatal Crash
WESSINGTON, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday afternoon east of Wessington.


Hanson County Fatal Crash
MITCHELL, S.D. – A 57-year-old man died early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Mitchell.

Name Released in Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Dell Rapids, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Sioux Falls.


Turner County Fatal Crash
CENTERVILLE, S.D. – A 15-year-old male has died from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 near Centerville.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – One person died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Sioux Falls.

Names Released in Davison County Fatal Crash
MITCHELL, S.D. – A Spencer, S.D. man officially has been identified as the person who died Saturday night in a fatal crash east of Mitchell.


Mellette County Fatal Crash
WOOD, S.D. – A 70-year-old man died Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash north of Wood.


Pierre’s Driver Exam Station Moves to New Location
PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre’s driver license exam station is changing locations at the end of October.

Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Rapid City woman has died from injuries sustained in an October 19 crash involving two mopeds south of Rapid City.


Davison County Fatal Crash
MITCHELL, S.D. – One person died and several others were injured Saturday night in a fatal crash east of Mitchell that involved both vehicles and livestock.

Names Released in Roberts County Fatal Crash
SISSETON, S.D. – Names have been released of the two women who died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash on South Dakota Highway 10 east of Sisseton.


Name Released in Lawrence County Fatal Crash
DEADWOOD, S.D. – A Lead, S.D., man has been identified as the person who was killed Monday night in a one-vehicle rollover south of Deadwood.


Not Too Early to Start Preparing For Winter Weather
PIERRE, S.D. – It certainly has not seemed like winter yet, but officials of the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management (OEM) say that doesn’t mean winter season won’t eventually arrive.