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Clay County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

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

 

Clay County Fatal Crash

 

WHAT:  One Vehicle Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 19, mile marker 15

              Eight miles north of Vermillion, S.D.

When:   Early morning, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

 

Driver: Male, 27, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1999 Grand Jeep Cherokee

 

 

VERMILLION, S.D. – One man died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Vermillion.

 

The name of the person involved is not being released pending notification of family members.

 

A 1999 Grand Jeep Cherokee was southbound on South Dakota Highway 19 when the driver lost control. The vehicle entered the east ditch.

 

The 27-year-old driver was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

 

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.