Warrants issued for driver of fatal crash near Sisseton

SISSETON, S.D. (KSFY) - Authorities have issued warrants for a Watertown man who they say was involved in a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred last week near Sisseton.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Robert Keoke, Jr. left the scene of the crash on Sept. 4.

Keoke, Jr. was driving a 1996 Ford Explorer southbound on 460th Avenue when he allegedly lost control. The vehicle went off the gravel road into a ditch and eventually rolled.

One passenger, Dennis Brant, 73 of Peever, S.D., was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt, the DPS said.

A second passenger, 50-year-old David Keeble of Sisseton, received minor injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt, the DSP said.

Anybody who knows the location of Keoke, Jr. is asked to call law enforcement.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.