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Jones County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

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

 

Jones County Fatal Crash

 

 

What:  One-vehicle crash

Where:  Interstate 90, mile marker 201

              Nine miles east of Murdo, S.D.

When:   3:07 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020

 

Driver: Female, 34, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Passenger: Male, 31, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2006 Ford F-150 Pickup

 

MURDO, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash near Murdo.

 

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

 

A 2006 Ford F-150 pickup was westbound on Interstate 90 when the vehicle went into the north ditch and rolled. Both occupants were wearing seat belts, but the 31-year-old male passenger was partially ejected. He later died as a result of his injuries. The 34-year-old female driver was transported to a Pierre hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.

 

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.

 

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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.