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Names Released In Roberts County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

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

 

Names Released In Roberts County Fatal Crash

 

What:     One-vehicle crash

Where:   Interstate 29, mile marker 249

               17 miles north of Sisseton, S.D.

When:    1:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018

 

Driver:  Gerald Iron Cloud, 28, Porcupine, S.D., Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Passenger: Marrisa Mountain, 23, Granite Falls, MN, Fatal

Vehicle: 2007 Ford Crew Cab

 

SISSETON, S.D.  – A Granite Falls, MN woman has been identified as the victim in a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred early Saturday morning north of Sisseton.   

  

A 2007 Ford Crew Cab was southbound on Interstate 29 when the vehicle left the road and eventually rolled.

 

Marrisa Mountain, 23, was the passenger. She was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

 

Gerald Iron Cloud, 28, Porcupine, was the driver. He suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a Fargo, N.D. hospital.

 

Neither person was wearing a seatbelt. Charges are pending against the driver.

 

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