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Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Dec. 23, 2016
: Tony Mangan, Department of Public Safety, 605-280-5648



Minnehaha County Fatal Crash


What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  Interstate 90, mile marker 410, four miles east of Brandon, S.D.

When:   7:22 a.m., Friday, Dec. 23, 2016


Driver: Male, 24, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2007 GMC Yukon Denali


BRANDON , S.D. – A 24-year-old man died Friday in a one-vehicle crash east of Brandon.


The person’s name is not being released pending notification of family members.


A 2007 GMC Yukon Denali was eastbound on Interstate 90 and had just merged onto the Valley Springs exit ramp when the driver lost control on the ice-covered road. The vehicle went into the ditch and rolled.


The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle. He later died of his injuries at a Sioux Falls hospital.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office, Brandon Fire and Rescue and Avera Careflight.



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.