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Name Released In Lincoln County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022

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




Name Released In Lincoln County Fatal Crash




What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Intersection of 274th Street and 480th Avenue

              Six miles east of Harrisburg, S.D.

When:   6:35 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, 2022


Driver: Gary Rang, 62, Canton, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2002 Ford F-150 Supercrew Pickup


HARRISBURG, S.D. –  A Canton, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a one-vehicle crash east of Harrisburg.


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2002 Ford F-150 Supercrew pickup was southbound on 480th Avenue when the driver lost control proceeding eastbound on a curve onto 274th Street. The vehicle went into the ditch and eventually rolled.


Gary Rang, the 62-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.


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.