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Jul 15

Injury Accident

Posted on July 15, 2022 at 8:47 AM by Michelle Delaney

Occurred: 7/14/2022 at 4:17pm

Location: 464th Ave near 219th St.

Driver of Truck: Kenneth Vostad, 46, of Nunda, SD

Driver of Motorcycle: Garrett Hartman, 28, of Brookings, SD

Truck: 1999 Chevy Silverado 2500

Motorcycle: 2003 Harley Davidson XL 1200C

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Volga Fire Department and Brookings Ambulance responded to a two vehicle injury accident. It was discovered Kenneth Vostad, 46, of Nunda, SD was traveling north on 464th Ave and slowed to turn west on 219th St. Garrett Hartman, 28, of Brookings, SD was traveling south on 464th Ave and applied his breaks to attempt to avoid a collision, causing the motorcycle to tip on its side and slide under the passenger’s side of the truck. Kenneth stated he was making a wide slow turn to avoid a road grater traveling east on 219th St. and could not see south bound traffic due to a hill north of the intersection. Garrett sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Brookings Hospital for treatment. The accident caused disabling damage to the motorcycle and little to no damage to the pickup. Charges are pending against Kenneth Vostad for Lane Driving Required.

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