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Names Released In Codington County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

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

 

Names Released In Codington County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Two-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 20, mile marker 393

              A quarter mile northwest of Watertown, S.D.

When:   6:56 a.m., Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

 

Driver No. 1: Casey Hundstad, 21, Watertown, S.D., Fatal Injuries
Vehicle: 2009 Ford Focus

 

Driver No. 2: Kendall Enzminger, 57, Medina, N.D., No Injuries

Vehicle: 2020 Cascadia Freightliner

 

WATERTOWN, S.D. – A Watertown, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died last Friday in a two-vehicle crash northwest of Watertown.

 

A 2009 Ford Focus was westbound on South Dakota Highway 20 when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with an eastbound 2020 Cascadia Freightliner. Both vehicles went into the north ditch.

 

Casey Hundstad, the 21-year-old driver of the Ford Focus, was pronounced dead at the scene. Kendall Enzminger of Medina, N.D., 57, was the driver of the Freightliner. He was not injured.

 

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

 

That portion of Highway 20 was closed for 3 ½ hours.

 

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.

 

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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.