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Meade County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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


Meade County Fatal Crash


What:  Single Vehicle Crash

Where:  Elm Springs Road and Hay Draw Road

              24 Miles north of Wasta, S.D.

When:  June 5, 2018, 2:47 p.m.


Driver: Female, 65, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2008 Ford F-150 Pickup



WASTA, S.D. – A 65-year-old female died Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash north of Wasta.


The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. She was the only occupant.


A 2008 Ford F-150 pickup was northbound on Elm Springs Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve. The vehicle went off the roadway, into the west ditch and rolled.


The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt.


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.