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Name Released In Yankton County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 1, 2021

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


Name Released In Yankton County Fatal Crash


What:   One-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where: Near intersection of Bluff Road and 452nd Avenue

             One-half mile east of Volin, S.D.

When:  7:09 p.m., Sunday, June 27, 2021


Driver: Michael Kieffer, 60, Volin, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Hummer H2


VOLIN, S.D. – A Volin, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash east of Volin.


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2004 Hummer H2 was eastbound on Bluff Road, near the intersection with 452nd Avenue, when the vehicle went into the north ditch and rolled. Michael Kieffer, the 60-year-old driver, was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead 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.




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.