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Walworth County Fatal Crash


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 27, 2020

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


Walworth County Fatal Crash


What:    ATV Fatal Crash

Where:  308th Avenue

              Three miles southeast of Selby, S.D.

When:   3 p.m. Sunday, April 26, 2020


Driver:   Female, 15, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2017 Polaris Ranger XP 900 EPS ATV


SELBY, S.D. – A 15-year-old female died Sunday afternoon in an ATV crash southeast of Selby.


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


A 2017 Polaris Ranger XP 900 EPS ATV was northbound on 308th Avenue, which is a gravel road, when the driver lost control. The vehicle rolled and the driver was thrown from the ATV. She was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not wearing a helmet.


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.