Names Released In Accident Near Madison
July 12, 2010, 10:25 AM
MADISON, SD -
We're learning more about a fatal accident near Madison that happened after a boat and trailer detached from a pickup.
Officials say a 46-year-old Michael Nelson of Lake Preston, was driving a Chevrolet pickup pulling a boat and trailer around 4 p.m. Sunday. Nelson was traveling north on Highway 81 when the boat and trailer disengaged from the pickup.
The boat and trailer crossed over the center of the road and collided with a southbound Ford pickup, driven by 50-year-old Roger Hopf of Madison who received minor injuries. The female passenger, 46-year-old Rebecca Hopf, died from injuries in the accident.
Nelson was not injured in the crash.
Officials say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.
© 2010 KELOLAND TV. All Rights Reserved.
11/22/2014 7:09 AM
South Dakota authorities are searching for a Sisseton man following a shooting early Saturday morning that left four people dead and another person in...
11/16/2014 1:35 PM
Authorities have released the name of the person who died in a crash on Interstate 29 near Brookings on Saturday.
11/22/2014 10:40 AM
Colter Richard Arbach has been located and identified as one of the four people shot and killed this morning in Sisseston.
11/19/2014 4:59 PM
She's already admitted to running a large marijuana ring, now Faith Rasmussen is accused of arranging a deadly robbery.
11/19/2014 2:17 PM
A legendary country music star gives support to a Sioux Falls family while their teenage daughter was in a Minneapolis hospital last week.