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Turner County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 9, 2020

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


Turner County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  461st Avenue

              Six miles south of Chancellor, S.D.

When:   8:15 a.m., Wednesday, April 8, 2020


Driver: Male, 56, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Durango


CHANCELLOR, S.D. – A 56-year-old man died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Chancellor.


The name of the deceased has not yet been released pending notification of family members. He was the only person in involved.


A 2004 Dodge Durango was northbound on 461st Avenue when the vehicle went off the roadway, into the ditch and rolled. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, 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.




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.