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Name Released In McPherson County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, April 17, 2020

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


Name Released In 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: Mark Kellar, Mound City, S.D., 38, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2010 Kenworth T600 Semi-truck and trailer


LEOLA, S.D. – A Mound City, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Monday in a one-vehicle crash in McPherson County.


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.


Mark Kellar, the 38-year-old driver, later died as a result of his injuries at an Aberdeen hospital. He was wearing a seat belt and was the only person involved in the crash.


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.