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Name Released in Yankton County Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 29, 2017

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


Name Released in Yankton County Fatal Crash

What:     Vehicle Crash

Where:   435th Avenue and 308th Street

                Four miles west, one mile north of Yankton

When:    8:22 a.m., Friday, May 26, 2017


Driver: Joshua Wipf, 28, Yankton, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2008 Acura TL


YANKTON, S.D. – A Yankton man has been identified as the person who died Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash that occurred near Yankton.


Joshua Wipf, 28, was driving a 2008 Acura TL southbound on 435th Avenue when it struck a bridge. The vehicle started on fire. The driver died at the scene.


Wipf was the only occupant.


South Dakota's Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office and Yankton 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.