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Yankton County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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

 

Yankton County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Two-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Fourth Street and Summit Street

              Yankton City Limits

When:   10:49 p.m., Monday, June 22, 2020

 

Driver No. 1:  Female, 35, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2006 Chrysler Sebring

 

Driver No. 2: Male, 32, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Silverado

 

YANKTON, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred late Monday night in Yankton.

 

Names of the two people are not yet being released pending notification of family members.

 

A 2006 Chrysler Sebring was westbound on Fourth Street when it failed to negotiate a right-hand curve while attempting to turn north onto Summit Street. It collided with an eastbound 1998 Chevrolet Silverado pickup.

 

Both drivers were taken by ambulance to the Yankton hospital. The 35-year-old female driver for of the Sebring later died as a result of her injuries. The 32-year-old male driver of the Silverado sustained serious non-life threatening injuries. Neither was wearing a seat belt.

 

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.