Traffic & Accidents

Name released in Pennington County fatal crash

RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Rapid City man has been identified as the person who died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle crash west of Rapid City. Preliminary crash information indicates a 2014 Harley-Davidson Road King…

No travel advisories issued for the Black Hills

RAPID CITY, S.D. — No travel advisories have been issued for several areas in the Black Hills due to deteriorating winter weather conditions: U.S. Highway 385 from the Pennington County Line to Deadwood U.S. Highway 85 from the Wyoming…

Highway 16 road closure due to accident

CUSTER COUNTY, S.D. — Highway 16 Westbound has been closed starting at the golf course due to a big rig accident close to Jewel Cave. Custer County South Dakota Emergency Management posted on Tuesday that the road will be close…

One man dead in motorcycle crash west of Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. -- One man died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle crash west of Rapid City. The name of the one person involved is not being released pending notification of family members. Preliminary crash…

Name released in Custer County fatal crash

HERMOSA, S.D. – A Pine Ridge, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash that occurred east of Hermosa. Preliminary crash information indicates that a 1990 Chevrolet Cavalier was eastbound on South…

WATCH HERE for updates regarding Black Hills area wildfires

UPDATE 4/5/21 (7:00 a.m.): The Schroeder Fire is reported as 100% contained. Management of the remaining hotspots will now be transferred back to local fire agencies.   UPDATE 4/4/21 (4:50 p.m.): Good morning! Our hard-working firefighters have reached their goal of…

One killed in Friday afternoon crash east of Hermosa

HERMOSA, S.D. – One man died Friday afternoon around 1:40 p.m. in a one-vehicle crash east of Hermosa. Preliminary information shows that a 1990 Chevrolet Cavalier was eastbound on Hwy. 40 near mile…

Names released in Wednesday's fatal crash near Spearfish

(UPDATE: 3/21/20 @ 9:40 a.m.):  Mary Keats, the 68-year-old driver of the Buick, was pronounced dead at the scene. Barbara Bentz of Belle Fourche, the 78-year-old driver of the Mercury, was not injured. Both drivers were wearing seat belts. SPEARFISH, S.D.…

One death in a two-vehicle crash near Spearfish

SPEARFISH, S.D. – One person died Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash just outside the city limits of Spearfish. Names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members. A 2006 Buick LaCrosse was crossing…

Road closures take effect Tuesday for Creek Drive, Oregon Street

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Beginning Tuesday, March 16, Creek Drive will be closed to through traffic between East Saint Patrick Street and East Saint Charles Street. RCS Construction will be in the area installing private utilities. The work is expected…

SDDOT advises No Travel Overnight in Western South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – The Department of Transportation is advising no travel on many highways in western South Dakota for Sunday evening, March 14, 2021, through the overnight into Monday, March 15, 2021. This includes Interstate 90 west of Chamberlain to Rapid City.…

One person killed in Deadwood Ave motorcycle crash

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A 29-year-old man has died following a motorcycle crash on North Deadwood Avenue Tuesday afternoon. A 2001 Harley Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy motorcycle was traveling southbound on North Deadwood Avenue when the rider failed to negotiate…

One person killed in fatal crash north of Hermosa

HERMOSA, S.D. — One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 79 north of Hermosa Thursday afternoon. A 2009 Peterbilt 320 garbage truck was northbound on Hwy. 79 when it began a right-hand turn onto Daughenbaugh Road. A…

Guardrail work to begin on I-90 near Whitewood

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says on Monday, March 15, 2021, guardrail work will resume on I-90 in the eastbound and westbound lanes at mile markers 23, 25, and 27 near Whitewood. The scheduled…

Meade County culvert repair and replacement work begins

STURGIS, S.D. – South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) crews will begin installing and repairing culverts in Meade County this week. The project includes installing a new steel culvert under Highway 79 at mile marker 117 north of Sturgis and…