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Name Released in Stanley County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019

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


Name Released in Stanley County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 14, mile marker 194

              Four miles west of Hayes, S.D.

When:   10:52 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019


Driver No. 1: Peggy Henson, 50, Blunt, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Buick LaSabre


HAYES, S.D – A Blunt, S.D. woman has been identified as the person who died Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of Hayes.


A 2004 Buick LaSabre was eastbound on U.S. Highway 14 when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the north ditch and rolled.


Peggy Henson, 50, was the driver and lone occupant. She was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. She 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.