September 15, 2017

Police identify driver involved in fatal crash at W. Omaha Street and Mountain View Road

At around 4:50 p.m. on September 13th, the Rapid City Police Department and the Rapid City Fire Department were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover crash near the Rapid Creek bridge at West Omaha and Mountain View Road. A four-door passenger car struck the bridge at a high rate of speed and left the roadway. The vehicle came to rest near the bike path by Rapid Creek in the 2100 block of West Omaha Street.

The crash killed the driver and single occupant of the vehicle. The driver is identified as 22-year-old Tyler Dennis of Rapid City.

Prior to the crash, Dennis’ vehicle had been involved in collisions with two other passenger vehicles traveling in the area. Dennis’ vehicle struck two vehicles in the area of Deadwood Avenue and West Chicago Street and then proceeded eastbound towards the bridge at a high rate of speed. Nobody else was injured as a result of these collisions.

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