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McPherson County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 13, 2020

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


McPherson County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 10, mile marker 245

              14 miles west of Leola, S.D.

When:   3 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2021


Driver: Male, 38, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2010 Kenworth T600 Semi-truck and trailer


LEOLA, S.D. – One man died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of Leola.


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


Preliminary crash information indicates a 2010 Kenworth T600 semi-truck and trailer was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 10 when the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled.


The 38-year-old driver later died as a result of his injuries at an Aberdeen hospital. 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.




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.