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Monday August 7 Sturgis Rally Tally





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

Contact: Tony Mangan 605-280-5648

 

Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information

Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 to 6 a.m. Monday August 07, 2017

 

 

Item

Sturgis

Rapid City District

District Total

Last Year to Date

DUI Arrests

39

10

49

47

Misd Drug Arrests

29

15

44

53

Felony Drug Arrests

5

2

7

14

Total Citations

184

150

334

438

Total Warnings

669

350

1019

1,499

Cash Seized

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$623.00

Vehicles Seized

2

0

2

3

  For Drug Poss.

2

0

2

3

  For Serial No.

0

0

0

0

Non-Injury Accidents

3

7

10

11

Injury Accidents

9

14

23

12

Fatal Accidents

1

0

1

0

# of Fatalities

1

0

1

0

 

 

Sunday Fatal Crashes:

 

At 10:15 a.m., U.S. Highway 85, mile marker 116, 11 miles south of Buffalo: A 2009 Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 85 and crossed the centerline. A southbound semi swerved to miss the vehicle. The two vehicles collided. The male driver of Corolla, 25-year-old from Manti, Utah, was pronounced dead at the scene. The 44-year-old driver of the semi, from Dickinson, N.D., was not injured. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

 

Sunday Injury Crashes: 

 

At 9:50 a.m., South Dakota Highway 34, mile marker 38, four miles east of Sturgis:  A motorcycle was stopped, facing northbound at the traffic light, leaving the Steel Pony/Lamphere campground. A second motorcycle was leaving the Kick Start parking lot to go eastbound on Highway 34. Both motorcycles collided in the intersection. The male driver of the first vehicle suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. He is 62 from Belle Fourche. He was not wearing a helmet.  The second driver, a 62-year-old male from Royalton, IL, sustained minor injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 2:53 p.m., U.S. Highway 385, mile marker 89, seven miles north of Hill City: Two motorcycles were southbound on U.S. Highway 385 when the first slowed down to make a turn and was hit from behind by the second motorcycle. The male driver of the first vehicle, 54-years-old from Cameron, WI, and the female passenger, 38-years-old from Conroth, WI, both suffered minor injuries. Neither were wearing a helmet. The male driver of the second vehicle, 61-years-old from Castle Rock, CO, sustained minor injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 3:33 p.m., Interstate 90, mile marker 178, 13 miles west of Murdo:  The driver of a motorcycle lost control due to a high gust of wind. The motorcycle went off the road. The male driver, 42, from King George, VA, suffered life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 3:51 p.m., U.S. Highway 83, mile marker 67, one mile south of Murdo:  Two motorcycles were traveling north on U.S. Highway 83. The first vehicle braked and the second vehicle rear-ended the first.  The driver of the first motorcycle, a 60-year-old male from White Lake, SD, was not injured. The passenger, a 61-year-old female from White Lake, suffered minor injuries. The second driver, a male,  sustained minor injuries. He is 56 from Sierra Vista, AZ.

 

At 5:28 p.m., South Dakota Highway 87, mile marker 75, 11 miles north of Custer:  A motorcycle, driven by a 37-year-old male from Regina, Saskatchewan, was northbound on South Dakota Highway 87 when the driver lost control. The motorcycle went off roadway. The driver suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 6 p.m., U.S. Highway 16, mile marker 44, Hill City: Two vehicles were westbound off of U.S. Highway 385 onto U.S. Highway 16. The first motorcycle braked and the second vehicle rear-ended the first. The first driver, 33 years old from Saukville, WI, suffered minor injuries. The second driver, 57 years old from Plymouth, WI was not injured. Both are males. Neither were wearing helmets.

 

At 6:45 p.m., Vanocker Canyon Road, mile marker 13, five miles south of Sturgis:  A motorcycle was northbound on Vanocker Canyon when the driver lost control. The male driver, 68 years old from Franklin, Texas, was thrown from the motorcycle. He suffered minor injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 7:24 p.m., Interstate 90, mile marker 244, four miles west of Reliance: A motorcycle was westbound when the driver lost control while traveling on an overpass. The driver, 59-year-old male from Brownsburg-Chatham, Quebec suffered life-threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 7:25 p.m., South Dakota Highway 79, mile marker 114, four miles north of Sturgis:  A motorcycle was northbound on South Dakota Highway 79, when the motorcycle  swerved to right and collided with a motorcycle that was parked on the west shoulder of the roadway. The male driver of the first motorcycle, a 32-year-old male from St. John, IN, was not injured. The female driver of the second motorcycle, 28-years-old from Boston, MA, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. Neither driver was wearing a helmet.

 

At 8:17 p.m., U.S. Highway 385, mile marker 118, four mile east of Deadwood: A motorcycle was eastbound on U.S. Highway 385 when the driver failed to negotiate a left-hand turn. The vehicle went off the road and the driver was thrown from the motorcycle. The female driver, 40 years old from Smithwick, SD, sustained life-threatening injuries. She was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 8:30 p.m., U.S. Highway 16A, mile marker 51, 12 miles south of Keystone: A motorcycle was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 16A when the male driver lost control. The driver, 67 from Wellington, Ohio, suffered minor injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 8:38 p.m., South Dakota Highway 79, mile marker 112, seven miles south of Full Throttle Saloon: A motorcycle turned right to avoid emergency vehicles and overturned on the shoulder of the road. The male driver, 42, and female passenger, 55, both suffered minor injuries. Both were from Sioux Falls and both were not wearing helmets.

 

At 8:46 p.m., Interstate 90, mile marker 33, one mile east of Strugis: A motorcycle was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it hit a deer. The driver lost control of the motorcycle.  The male driver, 51 from Tooele, Utah, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. The female passenger, 51 from Rushville, Utah, sustained minor injuries. The male driver was not wearing a helmet.