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Pennington County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, March 31, 2018

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


Pennington County Fatal Crash


What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 385, mile marker 101

               20 miles north of Hill City, S.D.

When:   2:11 a.m. Saturday, March 31


Driver: Female, 48, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2006 Toyota Tundra


HILL CITY, S.D. – A 48-year-old female died early Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover near Hill City.


The name of the deceased is not being released by state officials pending notification of family members. She was the only person involved.


A 2006 Toyota Tundra was northbound on U.S. Highway 385 when the driver lost control of the vehicle. It went off the road, down an embankment and rolled.


The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died from injuries sustained in the crash.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.


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.