UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in Pierre crash identified

March 4, 2024

Mike Tanner

PIERRE, S.D.–The South Dakota Highway Patrol has released the name of the pedestrian killed in a crash in Pierre on Friday.

Sixty year-old Rocky Bowker of Eagle Butte was walking in the 600-block of North Euclid Avenue when a vehicle driven by 57 year-old Keven Klein of Pierre left the roadway, striking Bowker, who died as a result of his injuries.

Authorities say Klein suffered a seizure and blacked out while he was behind the wheel.

Klein was not injured.