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Name Released in Hughes County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

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


Name Released in 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: John Miller, 65, Pierre, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2013 Suzuki ATV


PIERRE, S.D. – A Pierre man has been identified as the person who died of injuries suffered Saturday afternoon when his ATV hit a tree in a Pierre neighborhood.


A 2013 Suzuki was northbound on South Cleveland Street when the vehicle hit a tree. The driver, 65-year-old John Miller, was taken to the Pierre hospital by ambulance. Miller, who had not been wearing a helmet, 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.




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.