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Name Released In Douglas County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 6, 2020

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


Name Released In Douglas County Fatal Crash


WHAT:  One-vehicle crash

Where:  275th Street and 379th Avenue

              Two miles south of New Holland, S.D.

When:   12:20 p.m., Thursday, July 2, 2020


Driver:  Joseph Carle, 16, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2002 Toyota 4-Runner


NEW HOLLAND, S.D. – A 16-year-old male from Council Bluffs, Iowa has been identified as the person who died Thursday afternoon, July 2, in a one-vehicle crash south of New Holland.


A 2002 Toyota 4-Runner was eastbound on 275th Street near the intersection with 379th Avenue. The driver lost control of the vehicle on the gravel road. The vehicle went into the south ditch and rolled.


Joseph Carle, who was the 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.




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.