Vehicle crash followed by false death report on US 191
June 19, 2019
Shortly before midnight, Monday, June 10, 2019, Phillips County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a 9-1-1 call reporting a single vehicle crash at mile marker 114 on US 191 South.
The caller reported that there was one occupant in the vehicle and that the person was deceased. This was later determined to be incorrect as the driver reported the crash after having been given a ride to Malta. The driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, reported swerving to avoid hitting three deer which were standing in the roadway.
The driver received very minor injuries and refused medical att...