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Name Released in Perkins County Fatal Crash





 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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

 

Name Released in 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: Saul Montes, 36, Bison, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2003 Chevy Tahoe

 

BISON, S.D. – A 36-year-old Bison man has been identified as the person who died Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover south of Bison.

 

Saul Montes was driving a 2003 Chevy Tahoe southbound on 180th Avenue when he lost control. The vehicle went off the roadway.  Montes, 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.

 

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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.