South Dakota

One Person Killed in Accident in Lyman County, SD

August 15, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Lyman County, SD, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
South Dakota Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Toyota Highlander
Lyman County, SD
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer suffered a tire blowout and collided with a Toyota Highlander

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver at Lyman County, SD on August 15th, 2023. Police say the incident happened round 7:10 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer is said to have suffered a tire blowout that caused the vehicle to lose control. Police say the truck was in the process of entering a shoulder when it was struck by a Toyota Highlander. The driver of the Toyota, a 70-year-old male who was not publicly identified, died at the scene. The truck operator was not injured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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