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Lincoln County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021

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

 

 Lincoln County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Pedestrian-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 115, mile marker 75

              One mile west of Harrisburg, S.D.

When:   10:40 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021

 

Driver: Female, 39, No Injuries

Vehicle: 2009 Chevy Equinox

 

Pedestrian: Male, 24, Fatal Injuries

 

HARRISBURG, S.D. – One person died late Saturday night in a pedestrian-vehicle fatal crash near Harrisburg.

 

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

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2009 Chevy Equinox was northbound on South Dakota Highway 115 when it struck a 24-year-old male who was walking southbound in the northbound lane of travel. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The 39-year-old female driver was not injured. No charges are pending.

 

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.