FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022
CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-280-5648
Gregory County Fatal Crash
What: Two-Vehicle Crash
Where: Second Street and Foster Avenue
Within city limits of Dallas, S.D.
When: 11:43 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022
Driver: Male, 54, No Injuries
Vehicle: 1996 Jeep Cherokee
Driver: Male, 63, Fatal Injuries
Vehicle: 2013 John Deere Gator UTV
DALLAS, S.D. – One person died Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Dallas.
Names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members.
Preliminary crash information indicates that a 1996 Jeep Cherokee was southbound on Second Street when it rear-ended a southbound 2013 John Deere Gator UTV. The 63-year-old male driver of the UTV, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 54-year-old male driver of the Jeep was not injured. Charges are pending against the driver.
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.
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.