Two people injured in separate accidents in Brookings County

The Brookings County Sheriff’s Department reports two injury accidents.

The first was reported shortly before 4:30 Friday afternoon north of Arlington.

Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring says a semi-truck with double hopper trailers was being driven by 37-year-old Thomas Jeffers of Howard. He was attempting to turn north onto 455th Avenue from 204th Street when the truck slid in the snow, went into the ditch and rolled. Howard was taken to the Brookings Hospital with unknown injuries. Damage to the truck and trailers is estimated at $144,000.

The second accident was reported at about 4:30 Sunday afternoon northwest of Brookings.

Sebring says 17-year-old Aaron Carter of Brookings lost control of the pickup he was driving. It left the roadway and struck a tree. A passenger, 17-year-old Solomon Hagan of Aurora, was taken to the Hospital by private private vehicle with unknown injuries. Carter was not hurt. Charges are pending.


December 12, 2022