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Names Released in Jones County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

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



Names Released in Jones County Fatal Crash


What:      Two-Vehicle Crash

Where:    Interstate 90 mile marker 178

                 14 miles west of Murdo, S.D.

When:     11:25 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017


Driver No. 1:  Terry Bodden, 53, Scotland, S.D., No injuries

Vehicle: 2013 Freightliner semi-tractor and trailer


Driver No. 2: Terrie Roede, 64, Pierre, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Passenger: Randy Roede, 59, Pierre, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup


MURDO, S.D. – A Pierre husband and wife have been identified as the two individuals who died Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Murdo.


A 2013 Freightliner semi-tractor trailer was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it entered the median and went into the westbound lanes of Interstate 90. A 2017 Dodge Ram pickup was westbound and struck the side of the Freightliner’s trailer.


Both the Freightliner and Dodge Ram entered the north ditch. The pickup and trailer both caught fire.


Terrie Roede, 64, who was the driver of the pickup and the passenger, Randy Roede, 59, both were pronounced dead at the scene.


Terry Bodden, 53, of Scotland was the driver of the semi. He was not injured.


All three individuals were wearing seat belts.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Jones County Sheriff, Murdo Fire Department, Kadoka Fire Department, Midland Fire Department and Jones County Ambulance.


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.


Name of the two deceased is pronounced Roadee