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Names Released In Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020

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


Names Released In Minnehaha County Fatal Crash


What:    Two-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  Interstate 229, mile marker 5

              Sioux Falls, S.D.

When:   10:50 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10


Driver No. 1: Bruce Fowlds, 70, Crooks, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Passenger: Jerald Fowlds, Baltic, S.D., 72, Fatal Injuries
Vehicle: 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Pickup


Driver No. 2: Shawn Trigg, 39, Olivehurst, CA, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Vehicle: 2002 Kia Sport


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Names have been released of the two South Dakota men who died in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Sioux Falls.


A 2002 Kia Sport was northbound on Interstate 229 when the driver began to lose control of the vehicle. A northbound 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup, which was behind the Kia Sport, moved to the left lane, but that driver also began to lose control. The two vehicles collided.


The pickup entered the center median and rolled. The two occupants were not wearing seat belts and were thrown from the vehicle. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. They were identified as the driver, Bruce Fowlds, 70, of Crooks and the passenger, Jerald Fowlds, 72, of Baltic.


Shawn Trigg, 39, of Olivehurst, CA was the driver of the Kia Sport. He received serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital. He was wearing a seat belt. Charges are pending.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.


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.