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Pennington County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, March 20, 2022

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


Pennington County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Lower Spring Creek Road

               Six miles southeast of Rapid City, S.D.

When:   10:47 p.m., Friday, March 18, 2022


Driver: Male, 37, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2006 Subaru Impreza


RAPID CITY, S.D. –  One person died Friday night in a one-vehicle crash southeast of Rapid City.


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


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2006 Subaru Impreza was westbound on Lower Spring Creek Road when the driver failed to negotiate a left curve. The vehicle went off the roadway and rolled.


The 37-year-old male driver was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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.




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.