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Name Released in Feb. 21 Minnehaha County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 11, 2019

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

 

Name Released in Feb. 21 Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  Interstate 29, mile marker 96.5

              13 miles north of Sioux Falls, S.D.

When:   6:50 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

 

Driver No. 1: Angela DeRuyter, 34, Tea, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2018 Kenworth T370 Semi-Truck

 

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Tea, S.D. woman has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash Feb. 21 north of Sioux Falls.

 

A 2018 Kenworth T370 semi-truck was northbound on Interstate 29 when the vehicle drifted right off the roadway. The vehicle struck and traveled over a guardrail before striking a bridge pillar.

 

The 34-year-old female driver was pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt.  

 

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.