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Clark County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019

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


Clark County Fatal Crash


What:    Two-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 212, mile marker 348

              Two miles east of Clark, S.D.

When:   7:24 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019


Driver No. 1: Male, 47, Minor Injuries

Vehicle: 2019 Ford F350 Pickup


Driver No. 2: Female, 29, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2017 Ford Explorer


CLARK, S.D – One woman died Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash east of Clark.


Another person received minor injuries. Names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.


A 2017 Ford Explorer was westbound on U.S. Highway 212 when it crossed the centerline and collided head on with an eastbound 2019 Ford F350 pickup.


The 29-year-old female driver of the Explorer was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup, a 47-year-old male, sustained minor injuries. He was transported to the Watertown hospital.


Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. They were the only people involved.


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.