Michael Congrove dies in fatal Custer County car crash

Fatal Custer County car crash death of Donna Champeau – Obituary

In a tragic incident that unfolded on the morning of Tuesday, September 5, the individuals involved in a devastating two-vehicle collision in Custer County have been identified.

The unfortunate incident claimed the life of Michael Congrove, aged 67, who was operating a moped in an eastward direction along US Highway 16A.

Accompanying him as a passenger was Donna Champeau, aged 74. It was during this ill-fated journey that their moped collided with a Subaru Outback, which was in the process of entering the highway.

Hailing from Wisconsin, both Congrove and Champeau met a heartbreaking fate as they were pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is actively engaged in the ongoing investigation of this tragic collision. It’s important to note that all details currently available are of a preliminary nature, and the investigation continues to unfold.