Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident
On Saturday, April 15, 2017, at approximately 7:57 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to a medical emergency at the intersection of West 37th Street and South Walts Avenue. Metro Communications received a report of an ATV vehicle accident at this location. Sioux Falls police officers arrived along with Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and found a male with serious injuries from a single vehicle accident. As a result of the injuries sustained, the male operator was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Initial investigation showed the male driver was traveling east on West 37th Street and according to witnesses lost control of the ATV. The male driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. The name of the victim is not being released at this time pending family notifications.