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Name Released in Brookings County Fatal Crash


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

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


Name Released in Brookings County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  478th Avenue

              Five miles north of White, S.D.

When:   8:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 14


Driver No. 1: Sean Blom, 18, White, S.D., Fatal Injuries
Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Malibu


WHITE, S.D. – A White, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of White.


A 2001 Chevrolet Malibu was southbound on 478th Avenue when the vehicle left the roadway and eventually hit a tree.


Sean Blom, who was the 18-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only occupant and was wearing a seat belt.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating 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.