FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 4, 2022

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196



 Jones County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  Interstate 90, mile marker 209

              17 miles east of Murdo, S.D.

When:   6:12 a.m., Sunday, July 3, 2022


Driver No. 1: Male, 21, Serious Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Passengers: Female, 20, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2011 Ford Edge SUV



MURDO, S.D. –  One person died and another person was injured in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday morning east of Murdo  


Names of the two people involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members.


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2011 Ford Edge SUV was westbound on Interstate 90 when it left the roadway to the left, went into the ditch and eventually rolled.


The 20-year-old female passenger was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Her seat belt use is under investigation. The 21-year-old male driver, who was wearing a seat belt, sustained serious non-life threatening injuries. He was transported by ambulance to the Pierre hospital.  


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  Records should be available about 10 days after the investigation is complete.


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