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Name Released in Lyman County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, Oct. 15 2019

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


 Name Released in Lyman County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  Interstate 90, mile marker 245

              10 miles east of Kennebec, S.D.

When:   1:50 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019


Driver No. 1: Clarence Wilson, 70, Shenandoah, Iowa, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Ram Pickup


KENNEBEC, S.D – A Shenandoah, Iowa man died Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash east of Kennebec, S.D.


A 2008 Dodge Ram pickup was westbound on Interstate 90 when the driver, 70-year-old Clarence Wilson, lost control and the vehicle went into the ditch. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.


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.