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Turner County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, June 26, 2021

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


Turner County Fatal Crash


What:   One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where: Near intersection of 279th Street and 464th Avenue

             Two miles west of Lennox, S.D.

When:  12:49 p.m., Friday, June 25, 2021


Driver: Female, 78, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Pontiac Grand Am


LENNOX, S.D. – One person died Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash west of Lennox.


Name of the person involved is not yet being released pending notification of family members.


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am was eastbound on 279th Street, a gravel road in that area. The driver lost control of the vehicle which went into the ditch and rolled.


The 78-year-old female driver, who was the only occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not 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.