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Corson County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018

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


Corson County Fatal Crash


What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 12, mile marker 178

               10 miles west of Mobridge, S.D.

When:    2:49 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018


Driver: Female, 51, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2002 KIA Forte


MOBRIDGE, S.D. – One woman died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of Mobridge.


Her name is not being released pending notification of family. She was the only person involved.


A 2002 KIA Forte was westbound on U.S. Highway 12 when the vehicle crossed into the other lane of traffic, went into the south ditch and eventually rolled several times. The driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was thrown 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.




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.