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Hutchinson County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

CONTACT: Capt. Alan Welsh or Lt. Paul Gerken, S.D. Highway Patrol 605-367-5700

 

              Hutchinson County Fatal Crash

 

What: One-vehicle fatal crash

Where: SD Highway 37, seven miles north of Parkston, SD

When: Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 9:47 a.m.

 

Driver: Barbara Armstrong, 85, Tripp, SD, fatal

Vehicle: 2004 Jeep Cherokee

 

PARKSTON, S.D. – A Tripp, S.D., woman died in a one-vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 37 about seven miles north of Parkston on Friday, Jan. 10.

 

Barbara Armstrong, 85, was northbound driving a 2004 Jeep Cherokee. She lost control of the vehicle on the icy road. The vehicle entered the east ditch and rolled, coming to rest on the driver’s side. Armstrong was not wearing a seatbelt. She was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

 

No further information is immediately available.

 

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office and Parkston Fire Department assisted.

 

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