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Moody County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, April 25, 2021

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



Moody County Fatal Crash



What:    Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Crash

Where:  Interstate 29, mile marker 102

              Ten miles southeast of Colman, S.D.

When:   10 p.m., Saturday, April 24, 2021


Driver No. 1: Male, 29, No Injuries

Passenger: Male, One, No Injuries
Vehicle: 2011 GMC Yukon


Pedestrian: Female, 34, Fatal Injuries


COLMAN, S.D. -- One person died Saturday night in a vehicle-pedestrian crash near Colman.


Names of the people involved are not yet being released pending notification to family members.


Preliminary crash information indicates a 2011 GMC Yukon was southbound in the driving lane of Interstate 29 when it struck a 34-year-old female who was walking in the driving lane. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.


Both male occupants of the car, the 29-year-old driver and the one-year-old passenger, were not injured. Both were wearing seat belts.


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.