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Hughes County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

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

 

Hughes County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  Beastrom Road

               Eight miles northeast of Pierre, S.D.

When:   11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

 

Driver: Male, 19, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2001 Audi A6 2

 

PIERRE, S.D. – One person died late Wednesday night in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Pierre.

 

The name of the male driver is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved.

 

A 2001 Audi A6 2 was northbound on Beastrom Road when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the east ditch and rolled.

 

The 19-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not 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.

 

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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.