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Custer County Fatal Crash





 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 29, 2021

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

 

Custer County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 89, mile marker 41

              Five miles south of Pringle, S.D.

When:   9 p.m., Wednesday, April 28, 2021

 

Driver No. 1: Male, 67, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Pickup

 

PRINGLE, S.D. – A 67-year-old man died Wednesday night in a one-vehicle crash south of Pringle.

 

The name of the person involved has not been released pending notification of family members.

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2004 Dodge Ram 3500 pickup was southbound on U.S. Highway 89 when the driver lost control. The vehicle went off the roadway and rolled.

 

The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the pickup. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

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.