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Name Released in Fall River County Fatal Crash
HOT SPRING, S.D. – A Harris, MN man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Hot Springs.


Names Released in Lawrence County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Spearfish woman has been identified as the pedestrian who died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Spearfish.


Names Released in Jones County Fatal Crash
MURDO, S.D. – A Pierre husband and wife have been identified as the two individuals who died Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Murdo.


Fall River County Fatal Crash
HOT SPRING, S.D. – A 73-year-old man died Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Hot Springs.


Lawrence County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A female pedestrian has died from injuries she sustained when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Spearfish.


Jones County Fatal Crash
MURDO, S.D. – Two people died Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Murdo.


Names Released in Brookings County Fatal Crash
ARLINGTON, S.D. – A Brookings man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Arlington.

Name Released in Day County Fatal Crash
GRENVILLE, S.D. – A 27-year-old Sisseton man has been identified as the person who died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Grenville.


September Campus Fire Safety Month
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed September as “Campus Fire Safety Month” in South Dakota.


Day County Fatal Crash
GRENVILLE, S.D. – A 27-year-old man died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Grenville.

Brookings County Fatal Crash
ARLINGTON, S.D. – One person died Tuesday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Arlington.


State Emergency Management Director Appointed to FEMA Advisory Council
PIERRE, S.D. – Tina Titze, director of South Dakota’s Office of Emergency Management, has been appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC).


Name Released in Lincoln County Fatal Crash
CANTON, S.D. – An Elk Point, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Canton.


Names Released in Lake County Fatal Crash
MADISON, S.D. – Names have been released of those involved in Saturday’s two-vehicle crash east of Madison which killed one person.


Lake County Fatal Crash
MADISON, S.D. – A 70-year-old woman died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash east of Madison.

Lincoln County Fatal Crash
CANTON, S.D. – A 45-year-old man died Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Canton.


Name Released in Sully County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A Decatur, NE man has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning when his motorcycle collided with a deer northeast of Pierre.


Sully County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A 65-year-old man died Thursday morning when his motorcycle collided with a deer northeast of Pierre.

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


Codington County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Collision Update
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A Waubay woman has been identified as the person who was struck by a pickup and killed Thursday night while she was walking along U.S. Highway 212 west of Watertown.

Names Released in Grant County Fatal Crash
MILBANK, S.D. – A 15-year-old Milbank girl has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Aug. 22 north of Milbank.


Codington County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Collision
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A female pedestrian was struck by a pickup and killed Thursday night while she was walking along U.S. Highway 212 west of Watertown.


Names Released in Hamlin County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – Names now have officially been released of the two Watertown residents who died early Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash south of Watertown.

Grant County Fatal Crash
MILBANK, S.D. – One teen died and four others were injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday afternoon north of Milbank.


Hamlin County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – Two people died early Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash south of Watertown.

Name Released in Grant County Fatal Crash
BIG STONE CITY, S.D. – A Big Stone City man has now been identified as the person who died from injuries sustained in a vehicle crash Tuesday night west of Big Stone City.


Redfield Driving License Exam Station Closing Permanently
PIERRE, S.D. – Redfield’s Driving License exam station will close permanently next Thursday, Aug 24.


Grant County Fatal Crash
BIG STONE CITY, S.D. – A 77-year-old man has died from injuries sustained in a vehicle crash Tuesday night west of Big Stone City.


Sunday, Aug. 13, Sturgis Rally Tally (FINAL NUMBERS)
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 to 6 a.m. Sunday Aug. 13, 2017


Saturday, Aug. 12 Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 to 6 a.m. Saturday Aug. 12, 2017


Friday, Aug. 11, Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 to 6 a.m. Friday Aug. 11, 2017


Thursday, Aug. 10 Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 to 6 a.m. Thursday Aug. 10, 2017


Names Released in Corson County Fatal Crash
McLAUGHLIN, S.D. – A 16-year-old McLaughlin male has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash on Tuesday, Aug. 1, north of McLaughlin.

Wednesday, Aug. 9 Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 to 6 a.m. Wednesday Aug. 09, 2017


Tuesday, Aug. 8 Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 to 6 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 08, 2017


Monday August 7 Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 to 6 a.m. Monday August 07, 2017


SUNDAY AUG. 6 STURGIS RALLY TALLY
Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information


Lawrence County Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A 24-year-old Bettendorf, Iowa man died Thursday in a motorcycle crash southwest of Spearfish.


Corson County Fatal Crash
McLAUGHLIN, S.D. – One person has died as a result of injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning north of McLaughlin.

DPS Encourages Motorists to be Patient During Sturgis Rally
PIERRE, S.D. – More traffic is expected on South Dakota highways starting this week in anticipation of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and officials of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety say patience will be a key to remaining safe.


Sobriety Checkpoints Planned for August
PIERRE, S.D. – More than two dozen sobriety checkpoints are planned for August throughout South Dakota.

Names Released In Jerauld County Fatal Crash
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. – Three Wessington Springs men have been identified as those involved in a two-vehicle crash that killed two people and seriously injured the other Thursday morning west of Wessington Springs


Jerauld County Fatal Crash
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. – Two people died and another was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning west of Wessington Springs.

Third Person Dies As Result of Fatal Crash in Alcester
PIERRE, S.D. – A third person has died from injuries sustained in Monday’s fatal crash in Alcester.

Names Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash
HILL CITY, S.D. – A Belle Fourche woman has been identified as the person who died Sunday in a vehicle-motorcycle crash northeast of Hill City.


Highway Patrol Continues Investigation into Alcester Fatal Crash
PIERRE – South Dakota Highway Patrol officials say the investigation into Monday’s fatal crash in Alcester continues to indicate that the incident was unintentional.

Pennington County Fatal Crash
HILL CITY, S.D. – A 54-year-old female died Sunday in a vehicle-motorcycle crash northeast of Hill City.


Name Released in Perkins County Fatal Crash
BISON, S.D. – A 36-year-old Bison man has been identified as the person who died Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover south of Bison.


Schedule Changes Planned for Three South Dakota Driver Exam Stations
PIERRE, S.D. -- Schedule changes start Aug. 1 for driver exam stations in Parker, Vermillion and Yankton.

Highway Patrol Graduation Friday, Largest Group in 43 years
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol officially welcomes its largest group of new troopers to the agency in more than 40 years this Friday during a graduation ceremony held in the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre.


Perkins County Fatal Crash
BISON, S.D. – A 36-year-old man died Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover south of Bison.


Sioux Falls Student Wins $10,000 In Highway Safety’s “Lesson Learned SD” Program
PIERRE, S.D. – A Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School student is $10,000 richer for being chosen the winner of a program that encourages driving safety among young people.


Name Released in Hughes County Fatal Crash
BLUNT, S.D. – A Harrold, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning east of Blunt.


Name Released In Kingsbury County Fatal Crash
LAKE PRESTON, S.D. – A 52-year-old Lake Preston woman died Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash north of Lake Preston.

Names Released In Meade County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A 71-year-old Piedmont woman died Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Rapid City.


Hughes County Fatal Crash
BLUNT, S.D. – One person died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Friday morning east of Blunt.


Kingsbury County Fatal Crash
LAKE PRESTON, S.D. – A 52-year-old woman died Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash north of Lake Preston.

Meade County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – One person died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday morning west of Rapid City.


Names Released In Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
BRANDON, S.D. – Names have been released of those involved in a two-vehicle crash which killed two people and injured two others early Saturday morning near Brandon.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
BRANDON, S.D. – Two people died and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred early Saturday morning near Brandon.


July Sobriety Checkpoint Schedule Announced
PIERRE, S.D. – July’s sobriety checkpoint schedule has been released.


State Officials Urge Safety During July 4th Celebration
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety wants people to enjoy their July Fourth celebrations, but in a safe way.