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Hutchinson County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, March 10, 2018

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


Hutchinson County Fatal Crash


What:    Two-vehicle crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 37 and 281st Street

               Four miles south of Parkston, S.D.

When:   6:58 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018


Driver No. 1: Male, 16, Fatal Injuries

Passenger No. 1: Male, 49, Fatal Injuries

Passenger No. 2: Female, 48, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Impala


Driver No. 2: Male, 77, No Injuries

Vehicle: 2016 Peterbilt Semi Truck


PARKSTON, S.D. – Three people died early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash south of Parkston.


Names of the people involved are not being released by state officials pending notification of family members.


A 2006 Chevrolet Impala was northbound on South Dakota Highway 37 when the driver lost control on the ice-covered road. The vehicle went across the center line and collided with a southbound 2016 Peterbilt semi truck.


Pronounced dead at the scene were all three of the car’s occupants – the 16-year-old male driver and two passengers, a 49-year-old male and 48-year-old female. All three were wearing seatbelts.


The male semi-truck driver, 77, was not injured. He was wearing a seatbelt.  



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.