Tag Archives: Transportation

Patrol: Driver in South Dakota crash that killed 3 was going 147 mph

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — The driver killed along with two passengers in an interstate crash near Sturgis was going about 147 mph before hitting the back of a semi, according to the South Dakota Highway Patrol. Twenty-one-year-old Jaden Olson, of Rapid City, was driving the Maserati on Interstate 90 on Oct. 6 when he rear-ended… Read More »

Felony charges dropped in crash that killed couple

GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) — A man charged in a highway crash that killed a couple on a motorcycle in Sibley County has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor, while felony counts have been dropped. The county attorney cited the coronavirus pandemic as one factor in a decision against pursuing a trial on charges of second-degree manslaughter… Read More »

Two killed in South Dakota interstate crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two people have died in an interstate crash in Sioux Falls. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says an SUV and a pickup truck collided on Interstate 229 Tuesday. The pickup veered into the median and rolled. Both the driver and a passenger were thrown from the pickup and… Read More »

Driver killed when loaded truck rolls over him

The accident happened late Monday morning at excavation company Heimes Corp. in Sarpy County, where the driver had gone to dump the concrete for recycling. Source link

Patrol investigates death of pedestrian in Day County

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a car on a Day County road. The patrol said the 37-year-old man was hit on County Road 1 Saturday about 2 a.m. and died at the scene near Waubay. A 48-year-old man and 33-year-old woman in the car… Read More »

Police seek suspect in death of woman shot in car

OMAHA — A warrant has been issued for the suspect in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was shot while driving in Omaha. Police said in a news release Friday that they are looking for 18-year-old Jaquan Haynes in the Oct. 29 shooting of Nomi Herrera. Herrera died at a local hospital a day… Read More »

Report: South Dakota attorney general distracted before fatal crash

Whether Ravnsborg can be charged for distracted driving depends on what caused him to leave the roadway, Price said. A new state law that went into effect July 1 made texting and driving a primary offense that carries a $122.50 fine. Hyde County State’s Attorney Emily Sovell, who is handling the case, did not immediately… Read More »