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Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022
CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196
 
 
 
Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
 
 
 
What:    Two-Vehicle Crash
Where:  Intersection of South Dakota Highway 11 and 258th Street
              Five miles northeast of Sioux Falls, S.D.
When:   8:59 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022
 
Driver No. 1: Female, 64, Fatal Injuries
Vehicle: 2013 Hyundai Elantra
 
Driver No. 2: Female, 53, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries
Passenger: Male, 44, Minor Injuries
Vehicle: 2023 Chevrolet Traverse
 
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  One person died and two others were injured Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash northeast of Sioux Falls.
 
Names of the three people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.  
 
Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2013 Hyundai Elantra was eastbound on 258th Street when it failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection with South Dakota Highway 11 The vehicle collided with a 2023 Chevrolet Traverse that was northbound on South Dakota Highway 11.
 
The 64-year-old female driver of the Hyundai was pronounced dead at the scene. The 53-year-old female driver of the Traverse sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported via ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital.  The 44-year-old male passenger in the Traverse received minor injuries.
 
All three people involved were wearing seatbelts.
 
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.
                                             
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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.
 

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