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Name Released In Lincoln County Fatal Crash


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, July 18, 2019

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


Name Released In Lincoln County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  269th Street

              Two and a half miles northwest of Tea

When:   4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2029


Driver: Eugene Waack, 74, Sioux Falls, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1930 Minneapolis-Moline Tractor 


TEA, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man has been identified as the person who died Sunday afternoon in a tractor crash northwest of Tea.


A 1930 Minneapolis-Moline tractor was mowing the ditches along the 269th Street. The tractor was eastbound in the north ditch when it rolled over onto the driver.


Eugene Waack, 74, was the driver and only passenger on the tractor. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.


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.