Brookings man injured after trying to avoid another vehicle

A Brookings man is injured in a Monday evening accident just south of Oakwood Lakes. It happened shortly before 8:00 p.m.

Brookings County Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring says a pickup driven by 21-year-old Damon Becker was eastbound on 204th Street when an unknown westbound vehicle, believed to be a Chevy Avalanche, drove into his lane of traffic. Becker swerved to avoid a collision, went into the south ditch and into a body of water.

Damon was taken to the Brookings Hospital by the Brookings Ambulance with unknown injuries.

The other vehicle never stopped.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

Anyone with any information about this case should contact the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers at 692-STOP.

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