UPDATE: SDHP identifies woman killed in Milbank crash

July 26, 2023
Mike Tanner

MILBANK, S.D.–The South Dakota Highway Patrol has released the name of a woman killed in a single vehicle crash in Milbank last weekend.

Twenty eight year-old Miranda Koepke of Milbank died when the GMC Yukon she was a passenger in left a city street at a high rate of speed and crashed into a tree.

It happened Saturday near the intersection of Fifth Street South and East Park Avenue.

Koepke was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.

The driver, 34 year-old Rhys Roemhildt of Isle, MInnesota, sustained serious, non life-threatening injuries and was transported to Milbank Avera Hospital.