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Name Released in Charles Mix County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, March 26, 2017

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


Name Released in 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: Jeremy Lhotak, 34, Wagner, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1999 Ford F250 Pickup


DANTE, S.D.  – A Wagner, S.D. man has been identified as the person killed in a one-vehicle crash Thursday night near Dante.


Jeremy Lhotak, 34, was driving a 1999 Ford F250 pickup south on 400th Avenue when the vehicle left the roadway. The pickup went into the east ditch and rolled.


The driver, who was the only occupant in the pickup, 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.