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Lincoln County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 5, 2017

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196

 

Lincoln County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  Near Intersection of 276th Street and 484th Avenue

              Six miles north of Canton, S.D.

When:   6:48 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

 

Driver: Male, 45, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2000 Chevrolet Impala LS

 

CANTON, S.D. – A 45-year-old man died Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Canton.

 

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

 

A 2000 Chevrolet Impala LS was eastbound on 276th Street when it drove onto the shoulder of the roadway. The driver overcorrected, sending the vehicle across both lanes and into the north ditch where it rolled several times.

 

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. Other agencies on scene were the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Canton Fire Rescue and Canton Ambulance.

 

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

 

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