Fatal Car Crash

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 4 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a single vehicle car crash that occurred near 22nd Street and Western Avenue, where a northbound vehicle had left the roadway and struck a tree.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 15-year-old male passenger deceased as a result of the collision. During the investigation, it was revealed a second vehicle had been involved. That second vehicle was operated by 16-year-old juvenile. The actions of both drivers contributed to this situation, which is still being investigated.

Interviews with all parties have occurred or are still in progress. More information regarding the incident and the specific charges authorized will be provided at the Thursday, February 23, news briefing at 10:30 a.m.