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Name Released In Hamlin County Fatal Crash





 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022

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

 

 

 

Name Released In 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: Gabriel Hernandez, 41, Castlewood, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota Pickup

 

ESTELLINE, S.D. –  A Castlewood, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Estelline

 

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.

 

Gabriel Hernandez, the  41-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only occupant and 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.

                                             

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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.