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Aurora County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020

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


Aurora County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  Interstate 90, mile marker 297

              One mile south of White Lake, S.D.

When:   12:23 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020


Driver: Male, 64, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1983 Chevrolet Suburban


WHITE LAKE, S.D. – A 64-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash near White Lake.


The name of the deceased is not yet being released pending notification of family members. He was the only occupant.


A 1983 Chevrolet Suburban was eastbound on Interstate 90 when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the median, across the westbound lanes and eventually rolled. The driver, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was wearing a seat belt.


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.