Conkling 10-50 PD

On the morning of November 5, 2023, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a single vehicle accident on C70 near Otter Ave.  Samuel Conkling, age 30 of Meckling, South Dakota, was operating a green 1991 Ford F250 westbound on C70 near Otter Avenue.  The road conditions were snowy and unplowed.  It was determined that Conkling was likely operating the vehicle too fast for the snowing conditions at the time resulting in loss of control of the vehicle causing the vehicle to enter the ditch and roll over.  The truck sustained heavy top end damage.  Conkling was uninjured.