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Codington County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Oct. 28, 2022

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

 

 

 

Codington County Fatal Crash

 

 

 

What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Near the intersection of 164th Street and 466th Avenue

              4.5 miles east of Waverly, S.D.

When:   8:06 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022

 

Driver: Male, 36, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1994 GMC Sierra C1500 Pickup

 

WAVERLY, S.D. –  One man died Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Waverly.

 

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

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 1994 GMC Sierra C1500 pickup was eastbound on 164th Street near the intersection with 466th Avenue when the vehicle left the roadway and entered the south ditch. The driver overcorrected and the vehicle eventually went into the north ditch where it rolled.

 

The 36-year-old driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. He 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.

                                             

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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.