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Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Sept. 2, 2022

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

 

 

 

Names Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash

 

 

What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Experimental Forest Road

              14 miles south of Deadwood, S.D.

When:   11:58 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26, 2022

 

Driver: Chad Shaw, 51, Garner, Iowa, Fatal injuries

Passengers: Jacob Heikens, 25, Spencer, Iowa, Minor Injuries

                       Ryan Dillon, Gilbert, Iowa, 39, Minor Injuries

Vehicle: 2020 Ranger XP1000 ATV

 

DEADWOOD, S.D. –  A Garner, Iowa man has been identified as the person who died last Friday night in an ATV crash south of Deadwood.

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2020 Ranger XP1000 ATV was eastbound on Experimental Forest Road when the vehicle left the roadway while negotiating a curve. The vehicle rolled and all three occupants were thrown from the ATV.

 

Chad Shaw, the 51-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene. The two male passengers, 25-year-old Jacob Heikens of Spencer, Iowa and 39-year-old Ryan Dillon of Gilbert, Iowa received minor injuries. None of the occupants were 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.