Highway Patrol investigates fatal accident


September 16, 2020

One person died Monday afternoon in a tractor/ sprayer crash near Ipswich.

The name of the person is not yet being released pending notification of family members.

A 1987 Custom C70 tractor/sprayer was westbound on 132nd Street, which is a gravel road. The driver attempted to miss a deer in the roadway, but hit the deer and lost control. The tractor/ sprayer went into the north ditch and rolled.

The 49-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this time.

The Highway Patrol is...

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