KBHB BIG 81
LISTEN LIVE
Rich Verschoor 12:21pm - 5:00pm
KBHB ON DEMAND
facebook

News Article

Fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident

Fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident
Investigation into fatal car-pedestrian collision
News Staff - February 9, 2018

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Authorities in Pennington County are asking for help identifying a man killed in an apparent vehicle=pedestrian accident Thursday.

Authorites say at 3:22 am, February 8, 2018, law enforcement responded to a report of a person lying in the median on Highway 14-16 near Gumbo Drive in Box Elder.

Law officers found a deceased male. An autopsy has been completed. Preliminary findings suggest his death is consistent with multiple blunt force trauma. We are investigating the incident as a vehicle-pedestrian accident. Investigators are tracking down leads on the vehicle and possible driver involved in the incident.

Investigators are still working to identify the victim and are asking the public for help. He is described as a male in his late teens or early 20s, 5’9”, 160 pounds with dark hair, and possibly of Native American descent. He was wearing many layers of dark clothing and a blue backpack. Please call investigator Jesse Huschle at 394-6115 with any information on this case.

Several agencies are involved in the investigation including the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, Box Elder Police Department, Rapid City Police Department and the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

 



kbhbradio.com
Phone number: 605-347-4455
E-mail: info@kbhbradio.com
Address: 1612 Junction Avenue, Suite #1
Sturgis, SD 57785
  BIG 81 ON FACEBOOK
  WEATHER
  MARKET NEWS