Nevada man dies from injuries sustained in crash south of Sisseton

SISSETON, S.D. (Press Release) – A Henderson, NV man has died from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Monday, Dec. 21, south of Sisseton.

A 2020 Nissan Maxima was southbound on Roberts County Road 34 when the driver lost control. The vehicle went into the east ditch, struck a power pole and rolled.

Robert Shepherd, 45, was the driver and only occupant. He was not wearing a seat belt and sustained life-threatening injuries. He was eventually transported to a Fargo, N.D., hospital where he died on Sunday, Dec. 27.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.

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