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Nov 20

Damage to Roadway

Posted on November 20, 2023 at 12:22 PM by Michelle Delaney

Reported: 11/17/2023 4:50PM

Occurred: Sometime prior to 11/17/2023 4:50PM

Location: Roadway of 197th St near 473rd Ave

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office took report of a damaged roadway. It appeared an unknown individual(s) were traveling eastbound on 197th St with a tractor pulling a piece of tillage equipment. While traveling, the tillage equipment behind the tractor must have lowered. The tillage equipment was then pulled through the roadway causing significant damage to the roadway. The area has been blocked off and repairs will be made. Damage from the incident is still being estimated. This incident remains under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with any information about this case can contact the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office at 605-696-8300 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by visiting or by calling 605-692-STOP (7867).

Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006