Edgemont man identified in fatal four-wheeler accident

EDGEMONT, S.D. (Press Release) – An Edgemont, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a four-wheeler rollover last week west of Edgemont.

A 2017 Polaris RZR four-wheeler was southbound on Coffee Flats Road when David Johnson, the 64-year-old driver, lost control and the vehicle went into the ditch where it rolled. The driver and passenger, 38-year-old Matthew Max of Edgemont, were both thrown from the vehicle.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger sustained minor injuries. Neither occupant was wearing a safety device.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is preliminary at this time,

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.