Watertown man arrested for DUI after crashing pickup into yard of residence

November 22, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–A Watertown man was arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) after crashing a pickup into the yard of a residence early this (Monday) morning.

Police Corporal Austin Nelson says police along with medical personnel from Watertown Fire Rescue responded to the crash in the 2000-block of 14th Avenue Northeast at 4:52 a.m.

They arrived to find a pickup had been traveling eastbound on 14th Avenue Northeast when it left the road, and collided with landscaping and a tree in the yard of a residence.

Nelson says the driver, 61 year-old Mark Kadoun of Watertown, sustained minor injuries in the crash. He was arrested for DUI, Open Container in a Motor Vehicle, and Careless Driving.

He was released from jail on a Personal Recognizance bond. 

The pickup sustained an estimated $10,000 damage and was towed from the scene.