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Names Released In Tripp County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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

 

Names Released In Tripp County Fatal Crash

 

WHAT:  Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 18, mile marker 237

              13 miles west of Winner, S.D.

When:   2:11 a.m., Saturday, July 4, 2020

 

Driver:         Cleveland Kills In Sight, Jr., Rapid City, S.D., 38, No Injuries

Passenger:   Angel Fast Horse, Mission, S.D., 42, No Injuries

Vehicle: 2018 Mazda3

 

Pedestrian: Kenneth Beard, 41, Fatal Injuries

 

WINNER, S.D. – A 41-year-old man has been identified as the person who died early Saturday morning in a vehicle-pedestrian crash west of Winner.

 

A 2018 Mazda3 was eastbound on U.S. Highway 18 when the vehicle struck Kenneth Beard who was walking on the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His address is unknown.

 

Charges are pending against Cleveland Kills In Sight, Jr., of Rapid City, S.D., the 38-year-old male driver of the vehicle. Neither he nor Angel Fast Horse of Mission, S.D., the 42-year-old female passenger, were injured. Seat belt use by both occupants is under investigation.

 

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.