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Lincoln County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Aug. 17, 2020

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


Lincoln County Fatal Crash


WHAT:  One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Near the intersection of 476th Avenue and 286th Street

              Three miles southwest of Canton, S.D.

When:   Early morning, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020


Driver: Male, 47, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra Pickup


CANTON, S.D. – One man died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash southwest of Canton.


The name of the person is not yet being released pending notification of family members. He was the only person involved.


A 2005 GMC Sierra pickup was southbound on 476th Avenue, south of the intersection with 286th Street, when the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled. The 47-year-old male driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


The exact time of the crash has not yet been determined. The crash was reported at 5:12 a.m.


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.