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Name Released in Lincoln County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

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


Name Released in Lincoln County Fatal Crash


What:     One-vehicle crash

Where:   294th Street and 473rd Avenue

               Three miles north and one mile east of Beresford, S.D.

When:    5:30 p.m., Jan. 13, 2018


Driver:  Mark O’Hara, Jr., 25, Beresford, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G6


BERESFORD, S.D.  – A Beresford man has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash early Saturday night near Beresford.    


A 2008 Pontiac G6 was westbound on 294th Street when the vehicle left the roadway at the intersection of 294th Street and 473rd Avenue and rolled.


The driver and lone occupant, 25-year-old Mark O’Hara, Jr., was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected. He was transferred via ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital where he later died.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Beresford Police Department and Beresford Ambulance.  



The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.




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.