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Douglas County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018

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


Douglas County Fatal Crash


What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 18, mile marker 365

               Two miles south of Delmont, S.D.

When:   7:22 p.m., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018


Driver: Male, 28, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2001 Ford Explorer


DELMONT, S.D. – One person died Friday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Delmont.


The name of the person involved has not yet been released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved.  


A 2001 Ford Explorer was westbound on U.S. Highway 18 when the male driver, 28, lost control. The vehicle eventually rolled several times. The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. He later died of his injuries while being treated at the Armour hospital.  


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.