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Brookings County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 1, 2021

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

 

Brookings County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  Near intersection of 464th Avenue and 220th Street

              Eight miles south of Volga, S.D.

When:   Early morning of Thursday, April 1, 2021

 

Driver: Male, 57, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2016 Honda Civic LX

 

VOLGA, S.D. – One man died early Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Volga.

 

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

 

Preliminary crash information indicates a 2016 Honda Civic LX was southbound when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle went off the roadway and rolled.

 

The 57-year-old male driver, who was the only occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene. Both the time of the crash and seat belt use are under investigation.

 

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.