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Fall River County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

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



Fall River County Fatal Crash


What:      One-Vehicle Crash

Where:    South Dakota Highway 71, mile marker 23

                 10 miles south of Hot Springs, S.D.

When:     11:25 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017


Driver:  Male, 73, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Ford F-150 Pickup


HOT SPRING, S.D. – A 73-year-old man died Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Hot Springs.


The name of the individual is not being released pending notification of family members.


A 2004 Ford F-150 pickup was traveling on South Dakota Highway 71 when it left the roadway and rolled. The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only occupant.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Fall River County 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.