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Names Released in Aurora County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 7, 2018

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6195


Names Released in Aurora County Fatal Crash


What:  One-vehicle crash

Where:  Interstate 90, Mile Marker 305

              Three miles west of Plankinton, S.D.

When:   1:22 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2018

Driver: Andrew Perry, 52, Bristol, TN, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Toyota Sequoia

Passenger 1: Lyssa Perry, 51, Bristol, TN, Minor Injuries

Passenger 2: Male, 16, Bristol, TN, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Passenger 3: Cameron Perry, 18, Bristol, TN, Minor Injuries

Passenger 4: Male, 15, Bristol, TN, Minor Injuries

Passenger 5: Female, 10, Bristol, TN, Minor Injuries


Plankinton, S.D. – A 52-year-old man from Bristol, TN has been identified as the person who died Monday in a one-vehicle crash west of Plankinton.


Five other people also were injured. All were from Bristol, TN.


A 2004 Toyota Sequoia was westbound on Interstate 90 when the driver, Andrew Perry, lost control. The vehicle rolled across the median, coming to rest in the eastbound lanes of the interstate. 


The driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene. The other five occupants, who received various injuries, also were wearing seatbelts.


Interstate 90’s eastbound lanes were closed for several hours due to the crash. Traffic was rerouted.


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.