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Lincoln County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, March 19, 2022

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

 

 Lincoln County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Two-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Intersection of 275th Street and 466th Avenue

              Three miles north of Lennox, S.D.

When:   5:41 a.m., Saturday, March 19, 2022

 

Driver No. 1: Male, 32, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Vehicle: 2016 Dodge Ram 2500 Pickup

 

Driver No. 2: Female, 59, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Camry

 

LENNOX, S.D. –  One person died early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash north of Lennox.

 

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

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2002 Toyota Camry was eastbound on 275th Street when it collided in the intersection with an 2016 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup that was southbound on 466th Avenue. Both vehicles went off the roadway into a field.

 

The 59-year-old female driver of the Toyota was pronounced dead at the scene. The 32-year-old male driver of the pickup sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

 

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.