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Harding County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018

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


Harding County Fatal Crash


What:             One-vehicle fatal crash

Where:           S.D. Highway 79, mile marker 225

                        25 miles northeast of Reva, S.D.

When:            11:15 a.m., Friday, Sept. 21, 2018


Driver 1:        Male, 67, fatal injuries

Vehicle:         1990 Peterbilt 379


REVA, S.D. –  A 67-year-old man died Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 79, 25 miles northeast of Reva, S.D.


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


A 1990 Peterbilt 379 semi-truck and flatbed trailer was northbound on Highway 79 when the passenger-side tires dropped off the east shoulder of the roadway. The driver corrected the semi onto the roadway, but the trailer stayed in the ditch, causing the tractor-trailer combination to roll.


The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 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.