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Name Released In Haakon County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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

 

Name Released In Haakon County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 34, mile marker 148

              Seven miles east of Billsburg, S.D.

When:   5:48 p.m., Friday, March 27, 2020

 

Driver: Wallace Neville, 68, Philip, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Tundra

 

BILLSBURG, S.D. – A Philip, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Friday night in a one-vehicle crash east of Billsburg.

 

A 2005 Toyota Tundra was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 34 when it left the roadway, hit an approach and eventually rolled.

 

Wallace Neville, the 68-year-old driver, was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

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.

 

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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.