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Hughes County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

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

 

Hughes County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  Grey Goose Road and 202nd Street (Holly Road)

              Eight miles north of Pierre, S.D.

When:   11:12 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017

 

Driver: Male, 22, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix

 

PIERRE, S.D. – A 22-year-old male died late Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Pierre.

 

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

 

A 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix was eastbound on 202ND Street (also known as Holly Road) approaching the intersection of Grey Goose Road when the driver lost control. The vehicle went across the center line, then back onto the right side of road before it rolled.

 

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

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were Hughes County Sheriff’s Office, Stanley County Sheriff’s Office and Pierre Police Department.

 

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

 

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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.