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Turner County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, April 8, 2018

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


Turner County Fatal Crash


What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  277th Street and 447th Avenue

               Two miles south of Marion, S.D.

When:    8:15 p.m., Saturday, April 7, 2018


Occupants:  Female, 36, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2001 GMC Yukon


MARION, S.D. – A 36-year-old woman died Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Marion.


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


A 2001 GMC Yukon was westbound on 277th Avenue, which is a gravel road, when the vehicle went off the roadway, into the ditch and eventually rolled.


The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.


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.