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Hanson County Fatal Crash

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Hanson County Fatal Crash




What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  260th Street

              Three miles southwest of Alexandria, S.D.

When:   3:55 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, 2022


Driver: Female, 48, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2014 Jeep Wrangler



ALEXANDRIA, S.D. –  One person died Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash southwest of Alexandria.


The name of the only person involved has not yet been released pending notification of family members.  


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2014 Jeep Wrangler was westbound on 260th Street, just east of the intersection with 419th Avenue, when the driver lost control of the vehicle on the gravel road. The vehicle entered the south ditch and rolled.


The 48-year-old female driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.


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.