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Names Released In Roberts County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022

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




Names Released In Roberts County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Roberts County Road 28

              10 miles southwest of Sisseton, S.D.

When:   11:13 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022


Occupants: Serena Brant, 30, Sisseton, S.D., Fatal Injuries

                    Wicanhpiduta Brant, 29, Sioux Falls, S.D., Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

                     Stacy Brant, Sr., 59, Sisseton, S.D., Fatal Injuries

                    Anthony Janisch, 33, Sisseton, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2012 Chevrolet Impala


SISSETON, S.D. –  Three Sisseton, S.D., residents have been identified as those who died in a one-vehicle crash late Saturday night southwest of Sisseton.  


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2012 Chevrolet Impala was southbound on Roberts County Road 28 when it left the roadway and entered the west ditch. The vehicle struck an approach, went airborne, rolled, and started on fire.


The occupants pronounced dead at the scene were identified as Serena Brant, 30; Stacy Brant, Sr., 59; and Anthony Janisch, 33. The other occupant, 29-year-old Wicanhpiduta Brant of Sioux Falls, sustained serious non-life threatening injuries. He was transported by ambulance to the Sisseton hospital and later was transferred to a Fargo, N.D., hospital.


The driver has not yet been determined. Seatbelt use is under investigation.


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.