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Bon Homme County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Jan. 4, 2019

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196

 

Bon Homme County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Vehicle vs. Train Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 25, mile marker 17

              Two miles south of Scotland, S.D.

When:   9:28 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019

 

Driver: Female, 21, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1990 Chevy CG21305 Van

 

SCOTLAND, S.D. – A 21-year-old female died Thursday night when her vehicle collided with a Burlington Northern train near Scotland.

 

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

 

A 1990 Chevy CG21305 was northbound on South Dakota Highway 25 when the vehicle collided with the train. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. She was the only person involved.

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate 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.