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Lawrence County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Oct. 1, 2018

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


Lawrence County Fatal Crash


What:             One-vehicle fatal crash

Where:           Interstate 90, mile marker 13

                       City limits of Spearfish, S.D.

When:            3:20 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2018


Driver:           Male, 34, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle:        2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Pickup


Spearfish, S.D. –  A 34-year-old man died Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 in Spearfish.


The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved in the crash.


A Ford F-350 Super Duty pickup truck was eastbound on Interstate 90 when the vehicle left the roadway. The pickup traveled through the Spearfish County Club Golf Course, coming to a stop at a fence on East Colorado Boulevard near the intersection with Sandstone Hills Road.


The driver was taken by ambulance to the Spearfish hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 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.