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Roberts County Fatal Crash


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, Aug 22, 2020

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


Roberts County Fatal Crash


WHAT:  Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Interstate 29, mile marker 232

              One-half mile north of Sisseton, S.D.

When:   10:22 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, 2020


Driver: Female, 19, No Injuries

Passengers: Male, 19, No Injuries

                       Male, 43, No Injuries

                       Female, 14, No Injuries

                       Male,  13, No Injuries

                       Male,  13, No Injuries

Vehicle: 2007 GMC Yukon


Pedestrian: Male, 46, Fatal Injuries


SISSETON, S.D. – One man died late Friday night in a pedestrian-vehicle crash north of Sisseton.


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


A 2007 GMC Yukon was northbound in the driving lane when it hit the male pedestrian who was walking partially on the roadway and the shoulder of the roadway. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.


The six occupants of the Yukon were not injured. No charges are pending against the 19-year-old female driver.


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.