15-Year Old Killed in I-229 Rollover
One person died and another was seriously injured in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday night in Sioux Falls. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety reports that 15-year old Barry Grieve died at the scene.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee that Grieve was driving was northbound on Interstate 229 when he lost control of the vehicle while traveling across the Big Sioux River Bridge. The Jeep left the roadway, rolled down a ditch and struck a tree.
Grieve was wearing a seatbelt. A 16-year-old passenger identified as Mhiretab Tsegaye sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Sioux Falls hospital. The passenger’s seatbelt use is under investigation.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.