Agency RSS

Roberts County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

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


Roberts County Fatal Crash


What:     Two-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:   Mile Marker 365 on S.D. Highway 10

               Three miles east of Sisseton

When:    11:09 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017


Driver 1: Female, 85, Fatal

Vehicle 1: 2003 Dodge Caravan


Driver 2: Female, 36, Fatal

Vehicle 2: 2008 GMC Sierra Pickup


SISSETON, S.D. – Two women died this morning in a two-vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 10 east of Sisseton.


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


A 2008 GMC Sierra pickup was traveling east on Highway 10 when it crossed the center line and struck a westbound 2003 Dodge Caravan head-on. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. 


The driver of the Dodge Caravan was wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the GMC Sierra was not wearing a seatbelt.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Roberts County Sheriff’s Office and Sisseton tribal officers.


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


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.