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Tripp County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Nov. 15, 2021

Contact: Tony Mangan, 605-280-5648

 

Tripp County Fatal Crash

 

WHAT: One-Vehicle Crash

WHERE: U.S. Highway 18, mile marker 257

               Four miles east of Winner, S.D.

WHEN: 2:43 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021

 

Driver: Female, 28, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2012 Ford Edge

 

WINNER, S.D. — A 28-year-old female died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash east of Winner.

 

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

 

Preliminary information indicates that a 2012 Ford Edge was eastbound on U.S. Highway 18 when it went off the roadway, into the north ditch and hit a tree. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle. She 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.