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Minnehaha County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022

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

 

 

 

Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

 

 

 

What:    Two-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Intersection of South Dakota Highway 11 and 258th Street

              Five miles northeast of Sioux Falls, S.D.

When:   8:59 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022

 

Driver No. 1: Female, 64, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2013 Hyundai Elantra

 

Driver No. 2: Female, 53, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Passenger: Male, 44, Minor Injuries

Vehicle: 2023 Chevrolet Traverse

 

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  One person died and two others were injured Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash northeast of Sioux Falls.

 

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

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2013 Hyundai Elantra was eastbound on 258th Street when it failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection with South Dakota Highway 11 The vehicle collided with a 2023 Chevrolet Traverse that was northbound on South Dakota Highway 11.

 

The 64-year-old female driver of the Hyundai was pronounced dead at the scene. The 53-year-old female driver of the Traverse sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported via ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital.  The 44-year-old male passenger in the Traverse received minor injuries.

 

All three people involved were wearing seatbelts.

 

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.