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Names Released In Deuel County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020

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


Names Released In Deuel County Fatal Crash


WHAT:  Two-vehicle crash

Where:  Intersection of U.S. Highway 212 and 482nd Avenue

              Six miles south of Revillo, S.D.

When:   1:46 p.m., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020


Driver No 1: William Johnson, 62, Revillo, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup


Driver No. 2: Morgan Johnson, 20, Boyd, MN, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Passenger: Kathryn Johnson, Boyd, MN, 51, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Vehicle: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado HD Pickup


REVILLO S.D. – A Revillo, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash south of Revillo.


A 1999 Chevrolet S-10 pickup was traveling east on U.S. Highway 212 and made a left turn onto 482nd Avenue. The pickup collided with a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup that was traveling west on U.S. Highway 212.


William Johnson, the 62-year old driver of the Chevrolet S-10 pickup, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt.


The two female occupants of the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado both received serious non-life threatening injuries. Morgan Johnson, the 20-year old driver, and Kathryn Johnson, the 51-year old passenger, both were wearing seat belts and were transported to a Watertown Hospital. Both are from Boyd, MN.


South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this time.


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.