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Hamlin County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2022

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




Hamlin County Fatal Crash




What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  465th Avenue, south of 193rd Street

              On north city limits of Estelline, S.D.

When:   11:44 a.m., Monday, Nov. 14, 2022


Driver: Male, 41, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota Pickup


ESTELLINE, S.D. –  One person died Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Estelline.


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


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 1996 Dodge Dakota pickup was southbound on 465th Avenue when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the west ditch and rolled.


The 41-year-old male driver, who was the only occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 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.