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Charles Mix County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019

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

 

Charles Mix County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  312th Street

              15 miles southwest of Wagner, S.D.

When:   5:05 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019

 

Occupant: Male, 22, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Occupant: Male, 24, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2002 Chevrolet Impala

 

WAGNER, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash southwest of Wagner.

 

Names of those involved are not being released pending notification of family members.

 

A 2002 Chevrolet Impala was westbound on 312th Street when it crossed the centerline, went off the roadway and eventually rolled.

 

One of the occupants, a 24-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other occupant, a 22-year-old male, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital in Wagner.

 

Which one of the two occupants was the driver has not yet been verified. Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt.

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.

 

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.