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Kingsbury Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 3, 2017

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-280-5648


Kingsbury County Fatal Crash


What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  200th Street, one mile east of Erwin, S.D.

When:   1:11 p.m., Friday, March 3, 2017


Driver: Female, 57, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Chevy Impala


ERWIN, S.D. – A 57-year-old woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Friday near Erwin.


The name of the woman is not being released pending notification of family. She was the only person in the vehicle.


A 2004 Chevy Impala was westbound on 200th Street when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned on its roof in a semi-frozen slough.


The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt.


Slippery road conditions and high winds are thought to have been factors in the crash.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Kingsbury County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Preston Ambulance and Lake Preston Fire and Rescue..


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.