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Grant County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

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


Grant County Fatal Crash


What:      Single Vehicle Crash

Where:    U.S. Highway 12, mile marker 395

                 3 miles west of Big Stone City, S.D.

When:     9:13 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017


Driver:  Male, 77, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Caravan


BIG STONE CITY, S.D. – A 77-year-old man has died from injuries sustained in a vehicle crash Tuesday night west of Big Stone City.  


The name of the person is not being released pending notification of family members. He died Wednesday in a Fargo, N.D. hospital.  


A 1999 Dodge Caravan was eastbound on U.S. Highway 12 when the driver lost control after the vehicle hit a deer. The vehicle went off the roadway and rolled. The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, suffered life-threatening injuries.


South Dakota Highway Patrol officers are investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Milbank Police Department, Big Stone Fire Department and Big Stone County (MN) 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.