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Union County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday 2, 2021

Contact: Tony Mangan, 605-280-5648

 

Union County Fatal Crash

 

WHAT: One-Vehicle Crash

WHERE: South Dakota Highway 48, mile marker 377

               2.8 miles east of Spink Township

WHEN: 4 a.m., Friday, July 2, 2021

 

Driver: Male, 20, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2003 Ford Taurus

 

SPINK TOWNSHIP, S.D. — One person died early Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Spink Township.

 

The name of the one person involved is not yet being released pending notification of family members.

 

Preliminary information indicates that a 2003 Ford Taurus was westbound on South Dakota Highway 48 when the vehicle went across the eastbound lane, into the south ditch and rolled. The 20-year-old male driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is in charge of the investigation. All information is preliminary at this time.

 

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.