Sioux Falls man charged in fatal Arrowhead Parkway crash surrenders to authorities

Tayten Stebbins faces 13 charges in connection to the crash
East Arrowhead Parkway fatal crash location.
East Arrowhead Parkway fatal crash location.(Dakota News Now)
Published: Nov. 18, 2021 at 4:12 PM CST
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UPDATE: Dakota News Now has learned that the suspect charged in a fatal Sioux Falls crash has turned himself in.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Charges have been filed in a high-speed accident that killed two teens near the eastside Buffalo Wild Wings in Sioux Falls six months ago.

Court documents are now painting a picture of what led up to the crash. Those documents identify the driver as 23-year-old Tayten Stebbins.

He’s facing 13 charges including first-degree manslaughter, vehicular homicide, vehicular battery, and his second DWI. An arrest warrant has been issued but Stebbins is not in custody at this time.

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According to court documents Stebbins was seen drinking pitchers of beer and doing shots at Eastway Bowl earlier in the night. Friends say he disappeared, then later texted them to meet him at Grand Falls Casino.

Shortly after, Stebbins’ car is seen running a red light and colliding with another vehicle. Investigators say Stebbins was driving 115-miles per hour, 80 miles above the speed limit.

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His blood-alcohol level was .222, nearly three times the legal limit and a urine sample tested positive for cocaine and marijuana.

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