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Union County Fatal Crash
ALCESTER, S.D., -- A 68-year-old man from Alcester, S.D., has died from injuries sustained in an ATV crash that occurred on Monday, Jan. 18, near Alcester.


Names Released In Union County Fatal Crash
ELK POINT, S.D. – A Gayville, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Elk Point.

Names Released In Codington County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A Watertown, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died last Friday in a two-vehicle crash northwest of Watertown.


Union County Fatal Crash
ELK POINT, S.D. – One person died and two others were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Elk Point.


Codington County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – One person died Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash northwest of Watertown.

I-29 to North Dakota Border to Reopen at 7:30 a.m. CST
PIERRE, S.D. -- The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety say Interstate 29 from Sioux Falls to the North Dakota border will reopen at 7:30 a.m. CST this morning (Friday).

Portions of I-29 and I-90 to Reopen at 6:30 a.m. CST
PIERRE, S.D. -- The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety say Interstate 29 from Sioux Falls to the Iowa border and Interstate 90 from Sioux Falls to the Minnesota border will reopen at 6:30 a.m. CST this morning (Friday).


Names Released In Lake County Fatal Crash
MADISON, S.D. – A Colton, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash southeast of Madison.


Lake County Fatal Crash
MADISON, S.D. – One person died and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon southeast of Madison.


FEMA Approves Funding for Sioux Valley Southwestern Electric
SIOUX FALLS, SD – FEMA has approved $3.64 million to reimburse Sioux Valley Southwestern Electric Cooperative for repairs in the wake of a severe winter storm in 2019. High winds and heavy icing caused widespread damage to the electric cooperative’s equipment leaving nearly 10,000 customers in Lake, Minnehaha and Moody counties without power and damaging hundreds of poles, power lines, and other equipment.


Name Released In Pennington County Fatal Crash
KEYSTONE, S.D. – A Keystone, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died early Sunday morning, Dec. 27, in a one-vehicle crash east of Keystone.


South Dakota Highway Patrol Participates In New Year’s Eve Traffic Safety Coalition
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is joining the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition (WSTSC) in a special effort this New Year’s Eve to reduce the number of impaired drivers on the road.


Name Released In Roberts County Fatal Crash
SISSETON, S.D. – A Henderson, NV man has died from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Monday, Dec. 21, south of Sisseton.

Names Released In Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man has been identified as the person who died Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Sioux Falls.

January Sobriety Checkpoint List Announced
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety will begin 2021 by holding 20 sobriety checkpoints in 17 counties during the month of January.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
KEYSTONE, S.D. – A 63-year-old man died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Keystone.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – One person died Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Sioux Falls.


Highway Patrol: Safe Driving Important Part of Holiday Season
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highways Patrol reminds drivers that being safe behind the wheel is also an important part of the holiday season.


Fire Marshal Urges Holiday Fire Safety
PIERRE, S.D. – Everybody likes the bright lights of Christmas, but South Dakota’s Fire Marshal says fire safety must also be a priority during the holiday season.

Names Released In Turner County Fatal Crash
VIBORG, S.D. – A Viborg, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died Wednesday night in a one-vehicle crash near Viborg.


Turner County Fatal Crash
VIBORG, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured Wednesday night in a one-vehicle crash near Viborg.


Expired Driver License Extension Ends Dec. 30
Dec. 30 is the deadline for people to renew their expired South Dakota driver licenses and ID cards!


Name Released In Aurora County Fatal Crash
WHITE LAKE, S.D. – A 64-year-old man from Sequim, WA died Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash near White Lake.


Aurora County Fatal Crash
WHITE LAKE, S.D. – A 64-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash near White Lake.

Highway Patrol Staff Members Receive Yearly Honor
PIERRE, S.D. – Two members of the South Dakota Highway Patrol have received the agency’s two major yearly awards.


Brookings County Fatal Crash
BROOKINGS, S.D. – A 31-year-old Brookings man has died of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash that occurred early Saturday morning north of Brookings


Edmunds Central High School Senior Wins In Highway Safety’s Lesson Learned SD Program
PIERRE, S.D. – An Edmunds Central High School senior has won a $10,000 prize for promising to be a safe driver.

DPS Releases December Sobriety Checkpoint List
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety has released the list of counties where sobriety checkpoints are planned to be held during December.


Name Released In Spink County Fatal Crash
CONDE, S.D. – A 22-year-old Conde, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died early Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash southeast of Conde.


Spink County Fatal Crash
CONDE, S.D. – One man died early Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash southeast of Conde.


Names Released In Brookings County Fatal Crash
AURORA, S.D. – An Elkton, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Friday night south of Aurora.


Highway Patrol Encourages Safe Driving During Thanksgiving Holiday
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol reminds people who are traveling this Thanksgiving holiday to do so in a safe manner.

State Fire Marshal Urges Fire Safety For Thanksgiving
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Fire Marshal encourages people to remember the importance of fire safety this Thanksgiving holiday.


Brookings County Fatal Crash
AURORA, S.D. – One man has died of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Friday night south of Aurora.

Names Released In Codington County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A Stockholm, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash north of Watertown.


Codington County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – One man died Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash north of Watertown.


Lincoln County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man has died of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Oct. 14, 2020 south of Sioux Falls.


Names Released In Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Names have been released of the two South Dakota men who died in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Sioux Falls.


FEMA Approves Funding for Sioux Falls Debris Removal
SIOUX FALLS, SD – FEMA has approved more than $1.16 million to reimburse the City of Sioux Falls for the removal of storm debris caused by tornadoes, severe storms and flooding in September of 2019.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two people died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Sioux Falls.

Names Released In Day County Fatal Crash
WAUBAY, S.D. – A Waubay, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Saturday morning in a vehicle-pedestrian crash near Waubay.


Names Released In Bon Homme County Fatal Crash
TYNDALL, S.D. – Names have been released of the two men who died Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash north of Tyndall.


Day County Fatal Crash
WAUBAY, S.D. – One person died early Saturday morning in a vehicle-pedestrian crash near Waubay.


Bon Homme County Fatal Crash
TYNDALL, S.D. – Two people died Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash north of Tyndall.


Postponed Highway Patrol Graduation Set For Thursday, Nov. 5
PIERRE, S.D. – They are already on duty, but the first nine troopers in the South Dakota Highway Patrol’s new Fast Track Academy will have their graduation ceremony this Thursday, Nov. 5, at the state Capitol in Pierre.


Names Released In Brule County Fatal Crash
KIMBALL, S.D. – A Waldwick N.J., man has been identified as the person who died late Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash near Kimball.


Brule County Fatal Crash
KIMBALL, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured late Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash near Kimball.

November Sobriety Checkpoint List
PIERRE, S.D. – Eighteen sobriety checkpoints in 15 different counties are scheduled during November by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.


Names Released In Jones County Fatal Crash
MURDO, S.D. – A Breckenridge, CO man has been identified as the person who died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash near Murdo.


Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash
WHITEWOOD, S.D. – A 24-year-old Sturgis woman has been identified as the person who died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of Whitewood.


Name Released In Brule County Fatal Crash
KIMBALL, S.D. – An Oshkosh, WI man has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of Kimball.


Jones County Fatal Crash
MURDO, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash near Murdo.


Lawrence County Fatal Crash
WHITEWOOD, S.D. – A 24-year-old woman died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of Whitewood.