Fatal Accident Investigated

The Vermillion Police Department asked motorists early Thursday afternoon, Dec. 26, to steer clear of the intersection of Main and Dakota streets as it investigated an accident that claimed the life of Conroy Campbell, 71, of Vermillion. According to a statement released by the police department last Thursday, authorities received a report at approximately 3 p.m. Dec. 26 of a one-vehicle rollover accident at the intersection. The driver was extracted from the vehicle and treatment was initiated but he did not survive. The Vermillion police Department is working with the South Dakota Highway Patrol to investigate the incident. Responding units included Vermillion police officers, Vermillion Fire/EMS and the Clay County Sheriff’s Department. The intersection was closed for several hours Dec. 26.

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