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Fort Pierre Man Involved In Single Vehicle Accident Friday

Sunday, March 19, 2017

A Fort Pierre man was injured in a one vehicle accident on the Missouri River Bridge Friday.

According to Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster, on Friday at 10:42 AM, their office received a report of a one-vehicle traffic crash that occurred on the Waldron Memorial Bridge.

A 2007 Buick was travelling east on the bridge, which was driven by a 73 year old male from Fort Pierre.  The vehicle crashed into the side of the bridge causing approximately $3,000 damage.

Blemaster adds that the driver was transported to Avera St. Mary's Hospital by ambulance and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

The name and the extent of the man’s injuries were not released. 

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