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Beadle County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Nov. 29, 2019

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


Beadle County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  Near Intersection of 409th Avenue and 212th Street

              Four miles south of Cavour, S.D.

When:   1:20 a.m., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019


Driver: Male, 31, No Injuries

Passengers: Male, 37, Fatal Injuries

                          Male, 31, Minor Injuries

Vehicle: 1992 Dodge D250 Pickup


CAVOUR, S.D. – One person died early Friday morning in a one-vehicle rollover that occurred south of Cavour.


Names of the three males involved are not being released pending notification of family members.


A 1992 Dodge D250 pickup was southbound on 409th Avenue when the driver lost control on the ice-covered road. The vehicle went into the east ditch, rolled and came to rest in standing water in the ditch.


Both passengers had to be extricated from the vehicle. The 37-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The 31-year-old passenger received minor injuries and was taken to the Huron hospital. The 31-year-old driver was not injured.


None of the occupants were wearing seat belts. Charges are pending against the driver.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this point.


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.