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Brule County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Oct. 30, 2020

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

 

Brule County Fatal Crash

 

 

What:  Two-vehicle crash

Where:  Interstate 90, mile marker 280

              Three miles west of Kimball, S.D.

When:   10:55 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020

 

Driver No 1: Male, 30, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2014 Toyota 4 Runner

 

Driver No. 2: Male, 60, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Vehicle: Peterbilt Semi-truck and trailer

 

KIMBALL, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured late Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash near Kimball.

 

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

 

A Peterbilt semi-truck and trailer was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it was struck by a 2014 Toyota 4 Runner SUV that was westbound in the eastbound lanes.

 

The 30-year-old male driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt. The 60-year-old male driver of the semi-truck, who was wearing a seat belt, sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Chamberlain hospital.

 

Both eastbound lanes were closed to traffic for a time after the crash.

 

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.