Aberdeen man ID’d in deadly car vs. pedestrian crash

CANTON, S.D. – The latest on a fatal car versus pedestrian crash on Highway 18 in Canton.

Oct. 10

An Aberdeen, South Dakota man, Larry Pigors, has been named as the 73-year-old pedestrian killed in the crash.

The 25-year-old driver was identified as Austin Knutson of Canton. He was not injured.


Oct. 8

One person is dead after a car versus pedestrian crash Saturday night.

According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, just after 8 p.m., a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe was westbound on U.S. Highway 18 in Canton. The driver then saw a man standing in the middle of the road. Police say the driver tried to stop but hit the 73-year-old man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a 25-year-old man, was not injured. He was wearing a seat belt.

The names of those involved are not being released while family members are notified.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Information from the South Dakota Highway Patrol
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