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Beadle County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022

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

 

 Beadle County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Three-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Intersection of South Dakota Highway 37 and 202nd Street

              Six miles north of Huron, S.D.

When:   3:09 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022

 

Driver: Female, 25, Minor Injuries

Vehicle: 1991 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup

 

Driver: Female, 20, Life-Threatening Injuries

Passenger: Male, 20, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix

 

Driver: Female, 32, Minor Injuries

Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche K1500 Pickup

 

 

HURON, S.D. –  One person died and three others were injured in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon north of Huron.

 

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

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 1991 Chevrolet Silverado pickup pulling a flatbed trailer was eastbound on 202nd Avenue and failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection with South Dakota Highway 37. The pickup and trailer collided with a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, which was southbound on Highway 37. The Grand Prix was pushed into the northbound lane where it was rear-ended by a 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche K1500 pickup which was northbound on Highway 37.

 

The 20-year-old male passenger of the Grand Prix was pronounced dead at the scene. The 20-year-old female driver of the Grand Prix suffered life-threatening injuries and was later airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital.

 

Both pickup drivers received minor injuries.

 

Seat belt use of those involved in the crash is under investigation. 

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.

 

The Highway Patrol is an agency 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.