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Hanson County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022

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

 

 

 

Hanson County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Near intersection of 252nd Street and 428th Avenue

              Four miles northeast of Farmer, S.D.

When:   4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022

 

Driver: Female, 50, Fatal Injuries

Passenger: Female, 24, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Dodge 1500 Pickup

 

FARMER, S.D. –  One person died and another person was injured in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon northeast of Farmer.

 

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

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2004 Dodge pickup was westbound on 252nd Street near the intersection with 428th Avenue when the driver lost control of the vehicle on loose gravel. The vehicle went into the north ditch and rolled.

 

The 50-year-old female driver was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The 24-year-old female passenger was partially ejected from the vehicle, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries, and was transported by ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital. Neither person was wearing a seatbelt.

 

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.