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STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDS APPROVED FOR WAUBAY FLOOD MITIGATION PROJECT
SIOUX FALLS – FEMA has awarded a $1.66 million grant to the City of Waubay, South Dakota for home acquisitions. The grant will fund the purchase of ten properties that have been impacted by repetitive flooding caused by closed-basin lakes in Day County. This project will allow property owners to relocate away from the flood hazard and prevent future damage.


Names Released In Custer County Fatal Crash
HERMOSA, S.D. – A Hermosa, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a three-vehicle crash Friday morning in Hermosa.

Name Released In Clay County Fatal Crash
VERMILLION, S.D. – An Akron, Iowa man has been identified as the person who died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Vermillion.


Codington County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A 67-year-old male has died of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Monday, Aug. 31, north of Watertown.


Webster DL Exam Station Expands Days to Accommodate Public
WEBSTER, S.D. – An additional day of service has been added at the Webster exam station to accommodate the needs of northeast South Dakota area residents who need to renew a driver’s license or identification card.

Custer County Fatal Crash
HERMOSA, S.D. – One person died and another was injured in a three-vehicle crash Friday morning in Hermosa.


Clay County Fatal Crash
VERMILLION, S.D. – One man died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Vermillion.


Name Released In Walworth County Fatal Crash
MOBRIDGE, S.D. – A Mobridge juvenile has been identified as the person who died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday night in Mobridge.


Name Released In Edmunds County Fatal Crash
IPSWICH, S.D. – A Roscoe, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Monday afternoon in a tractor/sprayer crash near Ipswich.


Names Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Rapid City, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday in Spearfish.


Name Released In Bennett County Fatal Crash
MARTIN, S.D. – A Martin man has been identified as the person who died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of Martin.

Walworth County Fatal Crash
MOBRIDGE, S.D. – One person died and two others were injured in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday night in Mobridge.


Edmunds County Fatal Crash
IPSWICH, S.D. – One person died Monday afternoon in a tractor/sprayer crash near Ipswich.

Names Released In Brown County Fatal Crash
COLUMBIA, S.D. – A Mina, S.D. woman has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash last Friday morning west of Columbia.


Lawrence County Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – One person died and another was injured in a one-vehicle crash Sunday in Spearfish.

Hyde County Fatal Crash
HIGHMORE, S.D. – One man died Saturday night in a pedestrian-vehicle crash west of Highmore.


Bennett County Fatal Crash
MARTIN, S.D. – One man died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of Martin.


Brown County Fatal Crash
COLUMBIA, S.D. – One person died and another was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning west of Columbia.

Hughes County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A Pierre man has been identified as the person who died Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash in Pierre.


Name Released In Jones County Fatal Crash
OKATON, S.D. – A Joliet, Ill., man has died as a result of injuries sustained in an Aug. 23, 2020 motorcycle crash west of Okaton.

Name Released In Harding County Fatal Crash
BUFFALO, S.D. – A man from Pinehurst, Idaho has been identified as the person who died early Sunday morning in a motorcycle crash north of Buffalo.


Vermilion DL Exam Station Expands Days to Accommodate Public
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Driver Licensing program is adding days of service, by appointment only, to accommodate the needs of Vermillion area residents who want to renew a driver’s license or identification card.


Harding County Fatal Crash
BUFFALO, S.D. – One man died early Sunday morning in a motorcycle crash north of Buffalo.


Name Released In Union County Fatal Crash
BERESFORD, S.D. – A Sioux Falls, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Beresford.


September’s Sobriety Checkpoint List Released
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety has released the September sobriety checkpoint list which calls for 19 checkpoints to be done in 15 counties statewide.

Names Released In Turner County Fatal Crash
HURLEY, S.D. – A Freeman, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Sunday night in a two-vehicle crash north of Hurley.


Union County Fatal Crash
BERESFORD, S.D. – One man died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Beresford.

Names Released In Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
HARTFORD, S.D. – A Colman, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Saturday night in a motorcycle-pickup crash west of Hartford.

Names Released In Union County Fatal Crash
JEFFERSON, S.D. – A Brunsville, Iowa woman has been identified as the person who died Saturday in a two-vehicle crash south of Jefferson.


Turner County Fatal Crash
HURLEY, S.D. – One person died Sunday night in a two-vehicle crash north of Hurley

Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash
STURGIS, S.D. – A Sturgis man has been identified as the person who died last Wednesday night in a motorcycle crash west of Sturgis

Names Released In Moody County Fatal Crash
FLANDREAU, S.D. – A Volga, S.D. woman has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a two-vehicle crash west of Flandreau.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
HARTFORD, S.D. – One person died Saturday night in a motorcycle-pickup crash east of Hartford.


Union County Fatal Crash
JEFFERSON, S.D. – One person died and two others were injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash south of Jefferson.

Moody County Fatal Crash
FLANDREAU, S.D. – One person died and four others were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash west of Flandreau.


Lawrence County Fatal Crash
STURGIS, S.D. – One man died Wednesday night in a motorcycle crash west of Sturgis


Names Released In Roberts County Fatal Crash
SISSETON, S.D. – A Rice Lake, WI man has been identified as the person who died late Friday night in a pedestrian-vehicle crash north of Sisseton.


Roberts County Fatal Crash
SISSETON, S.D. – One man died late Friday night in a pedestrian-vehicle crash north of Sisseton.

Names Released In Brown County Fatal Crash
GROTON, S.D. – Two Fargo, N.D., men have been identified as those who died Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash west of Groton.


Brown County Fatal Crash
GROTON, S.D. – Two men died Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash west of Groton.


Names Released In Deuel County Fatal Crash
REVILLO S.D. – A Revillo, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash south of Revillo.


Deuel County Fatal Crash
REVILLO S.D. – One person died and two other people were injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash south of Revillo.

Lincoln County Fatal Crash
CANTON, S.D. – One man died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash southwest of Canton.


Sunday Aug. 16 Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Tally (FINAL NUMBERS)
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 08, 2020 to 6 a.m. Sunday August 16, 2020


Saturday Aug. 15 Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 8, 2020 to 6 a.m. Saturday August 15, 2020


Friday Aug. 14 Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 8, 2020 to 6 a.m. Friday August 14, 2020


Thursday Aug. 13 Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 8, 2020 to 6 a.m. Thursday August 13, 2020


Wednesday Aug. 12 Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Tally
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 8, 2020 to 6 a.m. Wednesday August 12, 2020


Tuesday Aug. 11 Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 8, 2020 to 6 a.m. Tuesday August 11, 2020


Monday Aug. 10 Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 8, 2020 to 6 a.m. Monday August 10, 2020


Sunday Aug. 9 Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 8, 2020 to 6 a.m. Sunday August 9, 2020


Highway Patrol: Traffic Safety A Necessity At Sturgis Rally
PIERRE, S.D. –- As the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally begins this week, the message of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety remains the same as in past years: Stay safe.

Name Released In Hutchinson County Fatal Crash
FREEMAN, S.D. – A Tabor, S.D. woman has been identified as the person who died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Freeman.


Hutchinson County Fatal Crash
FREEMAN, S.D. – One woman died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Freeman.


DPS Sobriety Checkpoint Schedule Announced For August
PIERRE, S.D. – Sixteen sobriety checkpoints in 12 different counties are planned for August by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.


Names Released In Custer County Fatal Crash
KEYSTONE, S.D. – A Villard, MN, man has been identified as the person who died Wednesday afternoon in a vehicle-motorcycle crash south of Keystone.

Name Released In Mellette County Fatal Crash
WHITE RIVER, S.D. – A Pierre, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of White River.

Names Released In Custer County Fatal Crash
CUSTER, S.D. – A Hot Springs, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday morning in a truck-motorcycle crash south of Custer.


Custer County Fatal Crash
KEYSTONE, S.D. – One person died Wednesday afternoon in a vehicle-motorcycle crash south of Keystone.

Name Released In Lincoln County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS S.D. – A Hurley man has been identified as the person who died Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash near Sioux Falls.


Name Released In Douglas County Fatal Crash
CORSICA, S.D. – A Mount Vernon, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash that occurred south of Corsica.

Mellette County Fatal Crash
WHITE RIVER, S.D. – One man died Wednesday morning (today) in a one-vehicle crash that occurred west of White River.


Custer County Fatal Crash
CUSTER, S.D. – One person died Tuesday morning in a truck-motorcycle crash south of Custer.

Names Released In Meade County Fatal Crash
UNION CENTER, S.D. – A Piedmont, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Union Center.


Lincoln County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS S.D. – One person died and another person was injured Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash near Sioux Falls.

Names Released In Hamlin County Fatal Crash
ESTELLINE, S.D. – An Estelline, S.D., man died Thursday afternoon in a crash involving a semi-truck and an utility terrain vehicle (UTV) north of Estelline.


Douglas County Fatal Crash
CORSICA, S.D. – One man died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash that occurred south of Corsica.


Meade County Fatal Crash
UNION CENTER, S.D. – One person died Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Union Center.


Hamlin County Fatal Crash
ESTELLINE, S.D. – One person died Thursday afternoon in a crash involving a semi-truck and an utility terrain vehicle (UTV) north of Estelline.


Names Released In Fall River County Fatal Crash
OELRICHS, S.D. – A Glencoe, OK woman has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon south of Oelrichs.


Fall River County Fatal Crash
OELRICHS, S.D. – One person died and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon south of Oelrichs.


Names Released In Clark County Fatal Crash
CLARK, S.D. – A Doland, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred late Sunday night east of Clark.


Names Released In Lincoln County Fatal Crash
TEA, S.D. – A Rockwell City, Iowa man has been identified as the person who died in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon near Tea.

Names Released In Fall River County Fatal Crash
HOT SPRINGS, S.D. – A Pasco, WA man has been identified as the person who died late Friday night in a motorcycle-vehicle crash that occurred north of Hot Springs.


Names Released In Tripp County Fatal Crash
WINNER, S.D. – A 41-year-old man has been identified as the person who died early Saturday morning in a vehicle-pedestrian crash west of Winner.


Clark County Fatal Crash
CLARK, S.D. – One person died and another was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred late Sunday night east of Clark.

Lincoln County Fatal Crash
TEA, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured in a motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday afternoon near Tea.

Names Released In Turner County Fatal Crash
HURLEY, S.D. – A Harrisburg, S.D., teen has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon north of Hurley.

Name Released In Douglas County Fatal Crash
NEW HOLLAND, S.D. – A 16-year-old male from Council Bluffs, Iowa has been identified as the person who died Thursday afternoon, July 2, in a one-vehicle crash south of New Holland.


Names Released In June 26 Lawrence County Fatal Crash
LEAD, S.D. – An Oklahoma man has been identified as the person who died in a motorcycle crash west of Lead on Friday, June 26, 2020.

Name Released In June 7 Lawrence County Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Spearfish man has died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash on June 7, 2020 northeast of Spearfish.


Tripp County Fatal Crash
WINNER, S.D. – One person died early Saturday morning in a vehicle-pedestrian crash west of Winner.

Fall River County Fatal Crash
HOT SPRING, S.D. – One person died late Friday night in a motorcycle- vehicle crash that occurred north of Hot Springs.


Turner County Fatal Crash
HURLEY, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon north of Hurley.

Douglas County Fatal Crash
NEW HOLLAND, S.D. – A 16-year-old male died Thursday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of New Holland.


Second Person Dies in June 18 Potter County Fatal Crash
GETTYSURG, S.D. – A second person has died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash that happened June 18 west of Gettysburg.

Highway Patrol Says Safe Driving A Must During Fourth of July Holiday
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol has a simple message for this Fourth of July: Stay safe.


DPS Sobriety Checkpoints Resume In July
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety will resume its monthly statewide sobriety checkpoints starting in July.


Changes To State’s Move Over Law Happen July 1
PIERRE, S.D. – New provisions in the state’s Move Over law take effect July 1.

Teen Drivers Get More Time Thanks to Bill Suspension
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s teen-age drivers won’t have to worry this summer about having to meet the provisions of a new state law that was to take effect this Wednesday, July 1.

Names Released In Yankton County Fatal Crash
YANKTON, S.D. – A 35-year-old Vermillion, S.D. woman has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Monday night, June 22, in Yankton.