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Perkins County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 17, 2017

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


Perkins County Fatal Crash


What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  180th Avenue, three miles south of Bison, S.D.

When:   9 a.m., Saturday, July 15, 2017


Driver: Male, 36, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2003 Chevy Tahoe


BISON, S.D. – A 36-year-old man died Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover south of Bison.


The name of the person is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved in the crash.


A 2003 Chevy Tahoe was southbound on 180th Avenue when the driver lost control. The vehicle went off the roadway. The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash with the assistance of the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office.


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.