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Bennett County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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

 

Bennett County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-vehicle rollover

Where:  237th Avenue

              Three miles north of Tuthill, S.D.

When:   5:21 p.m., Tuesday, June 4, 2019

 

Driver: Female, 83, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2007 Chevrolet Malibu

 

TUTHILL, S.D. – An 83-year-old woman died Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover north of Tuthill.

 

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

 

A 2007 Chevrolet Malibu was northbound on 237th Avenue, traveling around a curve when it left the roadway. The vehicle entered the east ditch, tipped and rolled.

 

The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. She was not 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.