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Name Released In Brookings County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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


Name Released In 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: Donald Adams 57, Brookings, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2016 Honda Civic LX


VOLGA, S.D. – A Brookings, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Volga.


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.


Donald Adams, 57, was the driver and only occupant. He 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.




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.