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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.

 

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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.