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Names Released In Roberts County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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


Names Released In Roberts County Fatal Crash


What:     One-vehicle crash

Where:   Nelson Lane and 456th Avenue

               Three miles southwest of Sisseton, S.D.

When:    12:44 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2018


Driver:  Shawn Renville, 18, New Effington, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Passenger: Kendrick Mineau, 27, Agency Village, S.D., Minor Injuries

                     Lenore Little Ghost, 22, Agency Village, S.D., Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

                     Justin Gill, Jr., 19, Sisseton, S.D., Minor Injuries

Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu


SISSETON, S.D.  – A New Effington man has been identified as the person  who died Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash southwest of Sisseton.   


Shawn Renville, 18, was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu northbound on 456th Avenue when he failed to negotiate a curve at the intersection of Nelson Lane. The vehicle entered the north ditch and rolled. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.


Lenore Little Ghost, 22, of Agency Village, S.D., was the front seat passenger. She received serious non-life threatening injures and was transported to a Sisseton hospital before being transferred to a hospital in Fargo, N.D.


The other two passengers, both males, sustained minor injuries. They were transported to the Sisseton hospital where they were treated and released.


None of the occupants were wearing seatbelts.


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.