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Day County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

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


Day County Fatal Crash



What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  132nd Street and 448th Avenue

               Six miles east of Grenville,S.D.

When:   7:16 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017


Driver: Male, 27, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2008 Mercury Sable


GRENVILLE, S.D. – A 27-year-old man died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Grenville.


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


A 2008 Mercury Sable was eastbound when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the north ditch and rolled several times.


The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Day County Sheriff’s Office, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department, Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribal Police and Christensen Ambulance Service.


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.