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A pursuit involving a Mitchell man reached speeds of 70 mph and ended when the driver rolled his vehicle on Friday night, the Davison County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday morning. Kyler Way, 28, was driving southbound on Highway 37 near North Harmon Drive, when authorities attempted to pull him over. Way continued to drive south on 23rd Street, according to the Davison County Sheriff's office. At this point, speeds had reached in excess of 70 mph. After seeing vehicles and a bicycle rider on 23rd Street, police decided to end the pursuit.
PRESHO — A Sioux Falls man has been identified as the person who died in a two-motorcycle crash Sunday morning near Presho. James Woldt Jr., 58, suffered fatal injuries when...
TYNDALL — Officials have charged a Sioux City man in connection with a vehicular assault in which a a Tyndall police officer was injured. Travis McPeek, 35, has been charged with aggravated assault against a law enforcement, stemming from an Aug. 6 incident in which McPeek allegedly struck Officer Kelly Young while driving a Ram 1500 pickup in the parking lot of Frank's Trading Post in Tyndall.
Parkston's former head football coach pleaded not guilty Monday to embezzling about $9,000 from the team. Tony Axtell, 29, of Sioux Falls, pleaded not guilty to grand theft by taking about $9,000 from the Parkston High School football team last season between Aug. 17 and Oct. 28. Axtell was indicted by a grand jury on June 3 after Parkston administrators approached Hutchinson County State's Attorney Glenn Roth following an internal investigation.
CANISTOTA — A 78-year-old man is facing serious, non-life threatening injuries after rolling his vehicle Monday morning near Canistota. At 6:20 a.m., the man, whose name has not been released, was driving a 2015 GMC Canyon westbound on Interstate 90, near mile marker 368, about 4.5 miles north of Canistota. According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, the man lost control while driving, causing the vehicle to go into the median, where it eventually rolled. The name is not being released pending notification of families.
PRESHO — Two Pennsylvania residents suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash Sunday near Presho. Around 11:05 a.m., two males were traveling west on Interstate 90, near mile marker 220, five miles west of Presho, when the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled, according to Tony Mangan, public information officer with the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. Both the driver, 67, and the passenger, 74, were wearing seat belts and were transported to a hospital in Chamberlain with minor injuries.
The Davison County Commission will return to its regular meeting time Tuesday to consider a series of items. The board will hear from at least four county employees regarding different requests and updates, including a discussion to update the lighting at county buildings and to hear a request from Veterans Service Officer Jessica Davidson regarding a "vets center request." The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. in Mitchell.
PRESHO — A 58-year-old man died Sunday in a two-motorcycle crash west of Presho. Names were released on Tuesday. Another person suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries in the crash, which...
WHITE LAKE — Authorities identified a Sturgis woman and Minneapolis man as the victims of a fatal one-vehicle rollover near White Lake on Thursday. The male driver, 22-year-old Taylor Tolle, died Friday at a Sioux Falls hospital, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The female passenger, 20-year-old Anjuli Kerlin, was pronounced dead at the scene of the Interstate 90 crash. Tolle was driving a 1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet westbound on I-90 at approximately 3 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the ditch, where the convertible rolled.
Two people were arrested Wednesday when drugs were found at a Mitchell residence. Kaitlin Minder, 23, and Jordan Muntefering, 26, were arrested when police found 1.76 ounces of a substance believed to be methylenedioxymethamphetamine—also known as MDMA, ecstasy or molly—five grams of a substance believed to be cocaine, a quarter pound of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia at their residence on 212 W. Elm St.