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Lawrence County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

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

 

 

Lawrence County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Crash

 

 

What:     Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Crash

Where:   Rushmore St. near Ryan St. intersection

               Spearfish

When:    6:28 a.m., Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

 

Driver: Female, 22, no injuries

Vehicle: 2015 Kia Optima LX

 

Pedestrian: Female, 64, fatal

 

SPEARFISH, S.D. – A female pedestrian has died from injuries she sustained when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Spearfish.

 

Names of the deceased and the driver have not yet been released pending notification of family.

  

A 2015 Kia Optima was traveling west on Rushmore Street near the intersection with Ryan Street in Spearfish. The Kia struck a pedestrian who was crossing Rushmore Street.  The pedestrian later died in an area hospital.

 

Charges are not pending against the driver.

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Spearfish Police Department and Spearfish Ambulance.

 

An approximate location on the crash can be found here: Lawrence County Pedestrian Fatal Crash.

 

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