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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.


Lawrence County Fatal Crash
LEAD, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured in a motorcycle crash Friday afternoon west of Lead.


New No Texting Law Begins July 1
PIERRE, S.D. – Starting July 1, drivers in South Dakota will no longer be able to use mobile electronic devices, including cell phones, for texting or other purposes while they drive.


Fire Marshal: Fireworks Safety A Must
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Fire Marshal says safety must be a priority when it comes to using fireworks this July Fourth holiday.


Yankton County Fatal Crash
YANKTON, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred late Monday night in Yankton.

Name Released In Pennington County Fatal Crash
HILL CITY, S.D. – A Guernsey, Wyoming woman has been identified as the person who who died Friday afternoon in a motorcycle crash west of Hill City.


Names Released In Potter County Fatal Crash
GETTYSURG, S.D. – A Rapid City, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died late Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash west of Gettysburg.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
HILL CITY, S.D. – A 57-year-old female died Friday afternoon in a motorcycle crash west of Hill City.


Potter County Fatal Crash
GETTYSURG, S.D. – One person died and another person was seriously injured late Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash west of Gettysburg.


Name Released In Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Lennox, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on the Interstate 29-Interstate 229 interchange in Sioux Falls.

Names Released In Yankton County Fatal Crash
YANKTON, S.D. – A Tabor, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Monday in a two-vehicle crash west of Yankton.


New Provisions For Teen Driver Licenses Become Law July 1
PIERRE, S.D. – Provisions which strengthen South Dakota’s current graduated driver’s license laws for teen drivers between the ages of 14 and 18 take effect July 1.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – One man died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on the Interstate 29-Interstate 229 interchange in Sioux Falls.

Yankton County Fatal Crash
YANKTON, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Yankton.

Highway Patrol Graduation Set For Friday
PIERRE, S.D. – The latest class of South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers will have its formal graduation ceremony this Friday.


Name Released In Lincoln County Fatal Crash
TEA, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man has been identified as the person who died Saturday night in a one-vehicle rollover south of Tea.


Remaining S.D. Driver License Exam Stations to Open June 15
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s 20 remaining driver license exam stations will open by appointment only starting June 15.


Lincoln County Fatal Crash
TEA, S.D. – One person died and two other people were injured Saturday night in a one-vehicle rollover south of Tea.


Temporary Extension Extended Again For Driver License Expiration Dates
PIERRE, S.D. – A temporary extension of the expiration date for certain South Dakota driver licenses has been extended until March 30, 2021 by Gov. Kristi Noem.


Name Released In Gregory County Fatal Crash
BURKE, S.D. – A Burke juvenile male has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a two-vehicle crash east of Burke.


Gregory County Fatal Crash
BURKE, S.D. – One person died and another person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday night east of Burke.


DPS: Safe Driving Is A Priority This Memorial Day Weekend
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety is encouraging people who decide to travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend to be safe drivers.


Name Released in Grant County Fatal Crash
BIG STONE CITY, S.D. – A Milbank, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Big Stone City.


Grant County Fatal Crash
BIG STONE CITY, S.D. – One person died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Big Stone City.


Names Released in Turner County Fatal Crash
PARKER, S.D. – A Sioux Falls, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning near Parker.


Driver Licensing Program Begins “Back to Normal” Plan May 18
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Driver Licensing Program will begin Phase One of its “Back to Normal” plan by offering services to the public through scheduled appointments at 10 exam stations statewide starting Monday, May 18.

Names Released In Pennington County Fatal Crash
SCENIC, S.D. – A 29-year-old woman has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash Thursday night near Scenic.


Turner County Fatal Crash
PARKER, S.D. – One person died and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning near Parker.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
SCENIC, S.D. – One person died and three others were injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday night near Scenic.


Names Released In Hughes County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A four-year-old male from Pierre has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday night east of Pierre.

Name Released In Walworth County Fatal Crash
SELBY, S.D. – A 15-year-old female has been identified as the person who died Sunday afternoon in an ATV crash southeast of Selby.


Hughes County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – One juvenile died and two adults were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Sunday night east of Pierre.

Walworth County Fatal Crash
SELBY, S.D. – A 15-year-old female died Sunday afternoon in an ATV crash southeast of Selby.


Name Released In Turner County Fatal Crash
VIBORG, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man has been identified as the person who died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash north of Viborg.


Highway Patrol Starts Fast Track Academy
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is looking for experienced law enforcement officers for its next recruiting class.


Turner County Fatal Crash
VIBORG, S.D. – A 55-year-old man died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash north of Viborg.


South Dakota’s Severe Weather Awareness Week April 20-24
PIERRE, S.D. – While the public’s attention is currently focused elsewhere, South Dakota officials say it’s still time to start preparing for this summer’s eventual severe weather.


Additional Driver License Exam Station To Open For New CDL Testing
PIERRE, S.D. – Watertown’s driver licensing exam station will open starting Tuesday, April, 21, by “appointment only” to help those who are applying for new commercial driving licenses (CDL) or new CDL endorsements.


Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Spearfish, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Spearfish.


Name Released In Turner County Fatal Crash
CHANCELLOR, S.D. – A Chancellor, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Chancellor.