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Name Released in Brookings County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Jan. 6, 2017
Contact
: Tony Mangan, Department of Public Safety, 605-280-5648

 

 

Name Released in Brookings County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  Interstate 29, mile marker 129, two miles south of Brookings, S.D.

When:   8:56 p.m., Monday, Jan. 2, 2017

 

Driver: Oscar Reyes, 55, Grand Island, NE, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2006 Chevy Silverado Pickup

  

BROOKINGS, S.D. – A Grand Island, NE man has been identified as the person who died Monday night in a one-vehicle crash south of Brookings.

  

Oscar Reyes, 55, was driving a 2006 Chevy Silverado pickup northbound on Interstate 29 when the vehicle left the ice-covered roadway, entered the median and rolled.

 

Reyes, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only occupant in the pickup.

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Brookings Police Department, Brookings Fire Department and Brookings EMS.

 

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

 

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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.