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Pennington County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020

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


Pennington County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 40, mile marker 33

              One mile east of Keystone, S.D.

When:   2:33 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020


Driver: Male, 63, Fatal Injuries
Vehicle: 2017 Kia Sportage Ex


KEYSTONE, S.D. – A 63-year-old man died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Keystone.


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


A 2017 Kia Sportage Ex was traveling on South Dakota Highway 40 when the vehicle left the roadway, entered the north ditch and rolled. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the vehicle’s lone occupant.


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.