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Hutchinson County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

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


Hutchinson County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  S.D. Highway 44, mile marker 346

              Two miles west of Parkston, SD

When:   3:58 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020


Driver: Female, 30, Fatal

Vehicle: 2010 Acura TSX


PARKSTON, S.D. – One person died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of Parkston.


The name of the decease is not being released pending notification of family members.


A 2010 Acura TSX was westbound on South Dakota Highway 44 when the driver lost control on the icy-covered road. The vehicle entered the south ditch and rolled.


The 30-year-old female driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. She was the only person involved.


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.