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Names Released In Aurora County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022

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




Names Released In Aurora County Fatal Crash


What:    Two-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Intersection of Main Street and 389th Avenue

              One mile east of Stickney, S.D.

When:   3:12 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16, 2022


Driver No. 1: Seth Dykstra, 20, Stickney, S.D., No Injuries

Vehicle: 2004 Peterbilt 379 Semi-truck and trailer


Driver No. 2: Dawson Overweg, 15, Stickney, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2018 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O. Four-wheeler



STICKNEY, S.D. –  A 15-year-old male from Stickney, S.D., has been identified as the person who died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash east of Stickney.


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2018 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O. four wheeler was eastbound when it turned south onto 389th Avenue. The vehicle slid around the corner and into the path of a 2004 Peterbilt 379 semi-truck and trailer that was northbound on 389th Avenue.


Dawson Overweg, the driver of the four wheeler, was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. Seth Dykstra of Stickney was the 20-year-old driver of the semi-truck. He was not injured.


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.