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Hughes County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Nov. 27, 2017

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

 

Hughes County Fatal Crash

 

What:    ATV Crash

Where:  900 block of South Cleveland Street

              Pierre City Limits

When:   4:15 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017

 

Driver: Male, 65, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2013 Suzuki ATV

 

PIERRE, S.D. – A 65-year-old man has died of injuries suffered Saturday afternoon when his ATV hit a tree in a Pierre neighborhood.

 

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

 

A 2013 Suzuki was northbound on South Cleveland Street when the vehicle hit a tree. The driver, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to the Pierre hospital by ambulance. He was later flown to a Sioux Falls hospital where he died Sunday.

 

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

 

 

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.