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Name Released In Tripp County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 20, 2022

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196

 

 Name Released In Tripp County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Intersection of 275th Street and 314th Avenue

              Three miles northwest of Winner, S.D.

When:   1:21 a.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2022

 

Driver: Fredrick Whiting, Jr., Winner, S.D., 20, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Ford F-150 pickup

 

WINNER, S.D. –  A 20-year-old Winner, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Winner.

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup was northbound on 314th Avenue when the driver lost control near the intersection of 275th Street and 314th Avenue. The pickup rolled.

 

Fredrick Whiting, Jr., the driver, was not wearing a seatbelt 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.

                                             

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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.