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Bon Homme County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 10, 2018

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

 

Bon Homme County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Two-vehicle crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 50, mile marker 355

               One mile west of Tyndall, S.D.

When:   11:19 a.m., Thursday, May 10, 2018

 

Driver No. 1: Female, 92, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2010 Ford Fusion

 

Driver No. 2: Male, 41, No Injuries

Vehicle: 2006 Peterbilt 7500 Semi-Tractor Trailer

 

TYNDALL, S.D. – One person died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Tyndall.

 

The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. The second person involved was not injured.

 

A  2010 Ford Fusion was southbound on Ford Road when it traveled through the intersection of Ford Road and South Dakota Highway 50. The vehicle, which did not yield for a yield sign, collided with a 2006 Peterbilt 7500 semi-tractor trailer that was eastbound on SD Highway 50.

 

The 92-year-old female driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not wearing a seatbelt. The semi-truck driver, a 41-year-old male, was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. 

 

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.