KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Fatal Accident In Moody County



Bookmark and Share

A Flandreau man died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 about 12 miles south of Brookings on Sunday.

81-year-old Leslie James Schrecengost was driving a 2000 Ford Taurus southbound in the driving lane. 48-year-old William Carl Dixon of Estill Springs, Tennessee was driving a 2011 Ford F-250 pickup southbound, also in the driving lane.

Preliminary investigation indicates Schrecengost’s vehicle may have been moving slowly. Dixon’s vehicle struck the rear of the Taurus and rolled, coming to rest in the driving lane. Schrecengost’s vehicle was forced into the west ditch and came to rest at the bottom of the off-ramp.

Schrecengost, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died of injuries from the crash.

Dixon and a passenger, 42-year-old Eric Carlton Jones of Tullahoma, Tennessee, were wearing seatbelts and received minor injuries.

No further information is immediately available.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. The Moody Sheriff’s Office, Moody County Ambulance and Flandreau Fire Department assisted.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Rapid City Police Search For Missing Inmate

Department of Corrections staff members and local law enforcement are ...

Woman Dies In Rock Climbing Incident In SD

 Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries ...

IA Teen Dead After Climbing Onto Moving Train

Des Moines police say a teenager died while trying to climb onto a ...

West Des Moines Police Find Body, Burning Vehicle  Apr. 20

SD Birth Rate Rising After Recession Slump  Apr. 20

Governor's Mansion Hosts Easter Egg Hunt  Apr. 20

Dozens ‘Party For The Planet’  Apr. 19

SD Native Rises Above Tragic Accident  story with video  Apr. 19

Thousands Hunting For Easter Eggs  Apr. 19

Sioux Falls Storm Helps Kids In Need  story with video  Apr. 19

Sioux Falls Storm Helps Kids In Need  story with video  Apr. 19

Sioux City Riverboat Casino Prepares To Close  Apr. 19

After Wait, Ranchers Find Relief From USDA  Apr. 19

Man Approached Small Children In Mitchell  Apr. 19

Branstad Pushing Priorities On Lawmakers  Apr. 19

SD Lottery Offers Losing Tickets 2nd Chance  Apr. 19

CAMP Teams To Showcase Projects Saturday  Apr. 19

Separate Trials Ordered For Robbery Suspects  Apr. 19

IA Children's Museum Project Awarded Grant  Apr. 19

IA Gets Nearly $72M In Yearly Tobacco Payment  Apr. 19

Railroad Group Says $1 Million Pledged Locally  Apr. 19

Belle Fourche Clinic Offers Free Drug Tests  Apr. 19

Vikings To Add Another $1.2M To Stadium  Apr. 19

KDLT News Archive
     

SD Native Rises Above Tragic Accident  story with video

An Aberdeen native has been through what most will ...

Man Approached Small Children In Mitchell

Police are looking for a man who has approached ...

Thousands Hunting For Easter Eggs

The Easter Bunny made an early trip to drop off eggs at McKennan ...

Sioux City Riverboat Casino Prepares To Close  Apr. 19

SD Lottery Offers Losing Tickets 2nd Chance  Apr. 19

Sioux Falls Storm Helps Kids In Need  story with video  Apr. 19

After Wait, Ranchers Find Relief From USDA  Apr. 19

Sioux Falls Storm Helps Kids In Need  story with video  Apr. 19

KDLT News Archive
     

Storm Stomp Wyoming  story with video

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. --  The Sioux Falls Storm defeated the Wyoming Cavalry 64-29 Saturday night, ...

FORCED OUT: Fort Wayne Sweeps Sioux Falls  story with video

FORT WAYNE, IN --  The best Sioux Falls Skyforce season in ...

Red Raiders Roll Past Briar Cliff  story with video

ORANGE CITY, IA  --  The 20th-ranked Northwestern Red Raiders had little ...

Skyforce Need Complete Effort To Win In Fort Wayne  story with video  Apr. 19

Pitching Propels Jacks To Sweep At Fort Wayne  story with video  Apr. 19

Coyotes Drop Series Finale With IUPUI  story with video  Apr. 19

Coo Sweep Peacocks On Senior Day  story with video  Apr. 19

NSIC-Leading Mankato Slips Past Augie  story with video  Apr. 19

KDLT Sports Stories
     
Back To Top