Sioux Falls Police: 100 mph speeds reached in fatal one-vehicle crash

Police say speed was a factor in a fatal one-vehicle crash in southwest Sioux Falls over the...
Police say speed was a factor in a fatal one-vehicle crash in southwest Sioux Falls over the weekend.(Cordell Wright)
Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 12:02 PM CST
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Police say speed was a factor in a fatal one-vehicle crash in southwest Sioux Falls over the weekend.

Sioux Falls Police say a Honda sedan was traveling between 90 and 100 mph speeds when it struck a tree near 57th Street and S Baneberry Avenue at around 4 am Saturday. Investigators are working to reconstruct the fatal crash. It is not yet known if drugs or alcohol were a factor.

21-year-old Merced Rafael Prieto from Harlingen, Texas was killed in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

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