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Sep 29

Injury Accident

Posted on September 29, 2022 at 8:05 AM by Michelle Delaney

Occurred: 9/28/2022 2:51PM

Location: Intersection of 478th Ave/213th St

Driver #1: Lauren Schwedhelm, 22, of Brookings, SD
Vehicle #1: 2016 Ford F-250, $38,000 damage

Driver #2: Travis Sik, 33, of Minneota, MN
Vehicle #2: 2000 Peterbuilt Semi with belly dump trailer, $22,000 damage

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Brookings Ambulance and Aurora Fire Department were dispatched to the above location for an injury collision. It was found, Lauren Schwedhelm, 22, of Brookings was operating a 2016 Ford F-250 eastbound on 213th St. At the intersection, Lauren collided with the belly dump trailer of a semi being operated southbound by Travis Sik, 33, of Minneota, MN. Both drivers were treated by Brookings Ambulance at the scene. Travis was treated and released while Lauren was taken by Brookings Ambulance to Brookings Hospital and later to Sioux Falls for unknown injuries. Charges are pending from this collision. This incident remains under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.


Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
605-696-8300