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Grant County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, May 17, 2020

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


Grant County Fatal Crash


What:    Motorcycle Fatal Crash

Where:  Intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and South Dakota Highway 109

              Within Big Stone City limits

When:   9:11 p.m., Saturday, May 16, 2020


Driver:            Male, 20, Fatal Injuries

Motorcycle:   2019 Kawasaki ZX636GKFA


BIG STONE CITY, S.D. – One person died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Big Stone City.


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


A 2019 Kawasaki ZX636GKFA was southbound on South Dakota Highway 109 when it went through the intersection with U.S. Highway 12, left the roadway, went into a yard and hit the wall of a garage.


The 20-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet. He was the only passenger.        


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.