Victim in Fatal Sioux Falls Crash Identified as USF Football Player
UPDATE: The University of Sioux Falls has released a statement on the death of a USF Football player:
“Junior Courtney Beane of Oakland, California, and junior Jared Brito of Covina, California, were in a car accident Sunday. Beane has passed away and Brito is hospitalized with severe but non-life-threatening injuries.”
Sioux Falls, S.D. – One man is dead after a car accident overnight. The crash happened near 49th St and Kiwanis Ave.
Police received a call at 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning. They say the vehicle was heading east down 49th St when it lost control and struck a pedestrian guard rail on the northwest end of a bridge. Police say it then traveled down the embankment of a flood control levee and stopped near the bike path under the 49th St. bridge.
Police also say speed was a contributing factor in the crash.
The passenger in the vehicle was found lying next to the car and was transported to the hospital with severe but non-life threatening injuries.
The police are still investigating the accident.