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Milbank man identified as victim in crash on Interstate 29 in northeast South Dakota

WATERTOWN, S.D. – A 39-year-old man from Milbank, S.D., has been identified as the person who died Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 7,  in a one-vehicle crash north of Watertown.

Robert Gerriets was driving a 2012 Chevy Cruze southbound on Interstate 29 when the vehicle went into the median and crashed into the pillar that supports an overpass. The driver, who was the only occupant, was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.