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Pennington County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, May13, 2017

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196

 

Pennington County Fatal Crash

 

What:     Motorcycle Crash

Where:   Interstate 90, Exit 61

                Box Elder city limits

When:    5:38 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017

 

Driver No. 1:  Male, 76, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: Harley Davidson FLD

  

BOX ELDER, S.D. – A 76-year-old man died late Friday afternoon in a motorcycle crash that occurred within the Box Elder city limits.

 

The name of the man involved is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved.

 

A Harley Davidson FLD motorcycle was northbound on Elk Vale Road and turned east on the Interstate 90 exit 61 on-ramp. The driver failed to negotiated the curve and struck the curb.

 

The driver, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle. He was taken to a Rapid City hospital where he later died.

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, Box Elder Police Department, Box Elder Fire Department and Rapid City Fire Department.

 

An approximate location on the crash can be found here: BOX ELDER CRASH.

 

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

 

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Note: Records of state-reportable crashes are now available at http://www.safesd.gov/  Records should be available about 10 days after the investigation is complete.