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Brookings Teenager Dies in Hit and Run Accident



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Shortly before 2:30 am Saturday morning, Brookings Police were called to Hwy 14 and 22nd avenue in
Brookings for a two-vehicle, hit and run, fatality accident.

Dead at the scene was 17 year old John Bennett of rural route Brookings.

Bennett was traveling north on 22nd avenue in a 99 Honda Prelude when his vehicle was struck on the
driver side by a maroon 1998 Dodge Durango that was traveling east bound at the Hwy 14 intersection.

Wanted for questioning in the hit & run is an individual going by the name of Jose Jiminez, also known
as “Negro.”

Jiminez is described as a hispanic male in his early 20’s, goatee, white t-shirt and jeans.

The Brookings Police request any information on this incident or on Jiminez to please contact the
Brookings Police Department. The incident is under investigation by the South Dakota Highway Patrol
and Brookings Police Dept.

John Bennett was a senior at the Brookings High School.

Counselors and clergy will be available for staff, students and parents affected by the loss of John
Bennett on Monday evening from 5-7pm at the Brookings High School.
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