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Charles Mix County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022

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

 

 

 

Charles Mix County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash

Where:  388th Avenue

              Three miles north of Marty, S.D.

When:   10:52 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022

 

Driver: Female, 59, No Injuries

Vehicle: 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe

 

Pedestrian: Female, 26, Fatal Injuries

 

MARTY, S.D. –  One person died Saturday night in a vehicle-pedestrian crash that occurred north of Marty.

 

Names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.  

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe was southbound on 388th Avenue when the vehicle hit a 26-year-old female who was lying in the roadway. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The 59-year-old female driver was not injured. Her 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.

                                             

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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.