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Charles Mix County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 24, 2017

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196


Charles Mix County Fatal Crash


What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  400th Avenue and 301st Street

              One mile south of Dante, SD

When:   10:45 p.m., March 23, 2017


Driver: Male, 34, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1999 Ford F250 Pickup


DANTE, S.D.  – One man died in a one-vehicle crash that happened Thursday night near Dante.


The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family members. He was the driver and only occupant.


A 1999 Ford F250 pickup was southbound on 400th Avenue when the vehicle left the roadway. The pickup went into the east ditch and rolled.


The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were Charles Mix County Sheriff’s Office and Yankton Sioux Tribal Police.



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.