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Name Released In Grant County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 6, 2020

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

 

Name Released In Grant County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  Intersection 467th Avenue and 166th Street

              Seven miles north of Goodwin, S.D.

When:   3:40 p.m., Friday, April 2, 2021

 

Driver: Aaron Kroshus, 33, Melrose, MN, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1992 GMC Conventional Fertilizer Truck

 

GOODWIN, S.D. – A Melrose, MN man has been identified as the person who died Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash north of Goodwin.

 

Preliminary crash information indicates a 1992 GMC Conventional fertilizer truck was northbound on 467th Avenue at the intersection of 166th Street when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled.

 

Aaron Kroshus, who was the 33-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene. He 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.

 

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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.