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Ziebach County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, July 24, 2022

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

 

 

 Ziebach County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 20, mile marker 113

              30 miles east of Bison, S.D.

When:   7:25 a.m., July 23, 2022

 

Driver: Male, 31, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet C3500 Service Truck

 

 

BISON, S.D. –  A 31-year-old male died early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash east of  Bison.

 

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

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2001 Chevrolet C3500 service truck was westbound on South Dakota Highway 20 when the driver failed to negotiate a left curve. The driver overcorrected and the vehicle overturned.

 

The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, 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.