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Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 22, 2017
: Tony Mangan, Department of Public Safety, 605-773-6196



Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash


What:   One-vehicle crash
Where: Gobbler Road, three miles west of Spearfish

When:  9:15 a.m. Monday, June 19, 2017


Driver:  Alan Campbell, 43, Spearfish, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2000 Conventional 5800 Dump Truck



SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Spearfish man has been identified as the person who died Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash three miles west of Spearfish.


Alan Campbell, 43, was driving a  2000 Conventional 5800 dump truck northbound on Gobbler Road. The vehicle, which was hauling top soil, was traveling downhill when the driver failed to negotiate a right hand turn. The vehicle went off the roadway to the left, went over a berm, collided with several trees and eventually rolled.


Campbell, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was partially ejected from the dump truck. He later died as a result of his injuries. He was the only occupant in the vehicle.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. The Spearfish Ambulance also was on scene.


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.