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Name Released In Bon Homme County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021

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


 Name Released In Bon Homme County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 37, mile marker 5

              5 miles south of Springfield, S.D.

When:   1:50 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021


Driver: Melissa Holtquist-Reynolds, 42, Springfield, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Ford Expedition


SPRINGFIELD, S.D. –  A Springfield, S.D., female has been identified as the person who died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Springfield.


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2004 Ford Expedition was northbound on South Dakota Highway 37 when the vehicle left the roadway and rolled.


Melissa Holtquist-Reynonds, 42, was the driver and only occupant. She was pronounced dead at a Tyndall, S.D. hospital. She was 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.