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Authorities ID Victim Of Weekend Crash In Lincoln County

BERESFORD, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have identified a Beresford man who died in a single-vehicle crash in Lincoln County over the weekend. The Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Mark O’Hara Jr. was driving a car that went off a rural road northeast of Beresford and rolled about 5:30 p.m. Saturday. O’Hara died later at a Sioux Falls hospital. He was the…

Authorities ID Aberdeen Man Killed In Brown County Crash

GROTON, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have identified a 34-year-old Aberdeen man who died in a weekend crash in Brown County. The Highway Patrol says Matthew Krawiec’s sport utility vehicle veered off state Highway 37, went in the ditch and struck a metal shipping container at a construction site. The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Krawiec was pronounced dead at…

Weekend Crash In Brown County Kills 34-Year-Old Man

GROTON, S.D. (AP) – A weekend crash in Brown County killed a 34-year-old man. The Highway Patrol says the man’s sport utility vehicle veered off state Highway 37, went in the ditch and struck a metal shipping container at a construction site. The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The man was pronounced dead at the scene about 7 miles…

Single-Vehicle Rollover Crash In Lincoln County Kills Man

BERESFORD, S.D. (AP) – A single-vehicle crash in Lincoln County over the weekend killed a man. The Highway Patrol says the 25-year-old victim was driving a car that went off a rural road northeast of Beresford and rolled about 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The man died later at a Sioux Falls hospital. He was the only person in the car. The…

Woman Found Dead Following Pursuit Was Homicide Victim

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s attorney general says an autopsy confirms the death of a California woman found in the back seat of an SUV following an interstate chase is a homicide. Marty Jackley said Monday that preliminary results show 58-year-old Michelle Walsh died from head and neck injuries. Her body was discovered after Highway Patrol troopers chased and…

Officials Notifying Kin Of Dead Woman Found After Car Chase

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says authorities are notifying the family of a woman whose body was found in an SUV stopped after a high-speed chase in South Dakota. Jackley says he hopes officials can release the woman’s identity Wednesday. Highway Patrol officials allegedly found the body wrapped in a blanket Monday after the chase with…

Authorities: Body Found In Vehicle After High-Speed Chase

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State authorities are investigating after officials allegedly found a dead woman’s body in a vehicle following a high-speed chase in South Dakota. Attorney General Marty Jackley’s office said Tuesday a 30-year-old California man has been arrested on several charges. Authorities say a Highway Patrol trooper on Monday observed the suspect driving over 100 mph on I-90…

2 People Die In Crash On Interstate 29 In SE South Dakota

BERESFORD, S.D. (AP) – Two people have died in a crash on Interstate 29 north of Beresford in southeastern South Dakota. The Department of Public Safety says a pickup truck was northbound just before 12:30 p.m. Thursday on I-29 when the driver lost control. The truck left the roadway, rolled through the median and across the southbound lanes, landing on…

2-Vehicle Crash In Charles Mix County Kills 54-Year-Old Man

WAGNER, S.D. (AP) – A two-vehicle crash in Charles Mix County killed a 54-year-old man. The Highway Patrol says the man was driving a car that failed to stop at a rural intersection north of Wagner and collided with a pickup truck about 6 a.m. Tuesday. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. He wasn’t immediately…

Sioux Falls Man Leads Police On Pursuit In Multiple Stolen Vehicles

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Law enforcement officials have arrested a 37-year-old man leads law enforcement on a pursuit in multiple stolen vehicles. Capt. Mike Walsh says the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Department received a call that a stolen truck was being tracked by OnStar. OnStar disabled the vehicle before deputies arrived. Officials say they saw the suspect walking in a field…

Authorities Identify Pierre Man Killed In Weekend ATV Crash

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have identified a Pierre man who died after an all-terrain vehicle crash in the city. The Highway Patrol says 65-year-old John Miller died Sunday at a Sioux Falls hospital, after crashing his ATV into a tree on Saturday. Miller was alone on the ATV. Categories: Local News, News Tags: ATV Crash, Fatal Crash, south dakota,…

Authorities ID 2 Men Killed In Collision Near Belle Fourche

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have released the names of two men killed in a head-on collision near Belle Fourche last week. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 52-year-old Dale Falk of Spearfish was driving a Dodge Caravan when he crossed the center line on U.S. Highway 212 and struck a Cadillac Seville driven by 63-year-old Kent Sukraw of…

All-Terrain Vehicle Driver Died Of Injuries In Pierre Crash

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Highway Patrol says an all-terrain vehicle operator has died after hitting a tree in Pierre. The patrol says the 65-year-old man was driving the ATV on a city street Saturday afternoon when he crashed. He was not wearing a helmet. The unidentified driver was taken to a Pierre hospital then flown to a…

18-Year-Old Identified In Tuesday’s Fatal Interstate Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – We now know the name of the teen driver killed in a crash on I-229 this week in Sioux Falls. Authorities say he’s 18-year-old Alex Lorang, of Sioux Falls. On Tuesday morning Lorang’s pickup truck was headed North on the interstate when he didn’t make the left-hand curve. The pickup went into the right shoulder and ditch…

Pierre Man Who Died In Hughes County Crash Identified

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Highway Patrol has identified a Pierre man who died in a one-vehicle crash in Hughes County. Authorities say 22-year-old Joseph Swartz lost control of his car on a rural road late Sunday and the vehicle rolled. He was pronounced dead at the scene about 8 miles north of Pierre. Swartz was alone in the vehicle….

Authorities ID Freeman Man Killed In Semitrailer Crash

MARION, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have identified a Freeman man who died in a semitrailer crash in Turner County. The Highway Patrol says 56-year-old Ronald Heiter failed to negotiate a curve on a road Monday morning, and his rig rolled before starting on fire. He was pronounced dead at the scene about 5 miles north of Marion. Categories: Local News,…