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Harding County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, July 8, 2018

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

 

Harding County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 85, mile marker 140

               10 miles north of Buffalo, S.D.

When:   1:57 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2018

 

Driver: Female, 55, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Corolla

 

BUFFALO, S.D. – A 55-year-old woman died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash north of Buffalo.

 

The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family.

 

A 1997 Toyota Corolla was southbound on U.S. Highway 85 when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the east ditch and rolled.

 

The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected 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.

 

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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.