Man killed in Friday crash in Moody County was from Brookings

The man killed in the Friday afternoon crash on Interstate 29 in Moody County has been identified as 56-year-old Lee Andrew Clark II of Brookings.

According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, Clark was driving an SUV north on the interstate when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle left the road and crashed in the center median. It came to a stop in the Big Sioux River.

Law enforcement and bystanders on-scene pulled the driver from the vehicle to a nearby sand bar, where EMTs declared Clark deceased.

It happened shortly after 4:00 pm Friday about seven miles south of Brookings.


March 6, 2024