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Turner County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016
: Tony Mangan, Department of Public Safety, 605-280-5648



Turner County Fatal Crash


What:    Two-vehicle crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 18, mile marker 427, two miles east of Davis, S.D.

When:   6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016


Driver No. 1: Marvin Buseman, 67, Centerville, S.D., Minor Injuries

Vehicle: 7330 John Deere Tractor


Driver No. 2: Richard Strohm, 66, Sioux Falls, S.D., Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Passenger:   Lynn Nelson, 73, Sioux Falls, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2000 Chevrolet CK15753 Pickup


DAVIS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man, 73, has died from injuries received in a Nov. 30, 2016 two-vehicle crash east of Davis.


Lynn Nelson died Dec. 15, 2016. He had sustained life threatening injuries in the crash.


A John Deere tractor with a loader was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 18 when it was struck in the rear by an eastbound 2000 Chevrolet pickup.


Marvin Buseman, 65, Centerville, was the driver of the tractor and received minor injuries. He was taken by a family member to a Sioux Falls hospital. Richard Strohm, 66, Sioux Falls, was the driver of the pickup and sustained serious non-life threatening injuries.


Nelson was a passenger in the pickup. Both occupants of the pickup, who were wearing seatbelts, were transported to a Sioux Falls hospital. Charges are pending against the pickup driver.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Turner County Sheriff’s Office, Davis Fire Department, Viborg Ambulance and Sanford AirMed.


An approximate location on the crash can be found here: TURNER COUNTY CRASH.


The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.




Note: Records of state-reportable crashes are now available at http://www.safesd.gov/  Records should be available about 10 days after the investigation is complete.