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Pennington County Fatal Motorcycle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-280-5648



Pennington County Fatal Motorcycle Crash



What:     Motorcycle Crash

Where:   Nemo Road at intersection with 13445 Nemo Road

                10 miles west of Rapid City, SD

When:     5:41 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017


Driver:  Diana Fast, 48, Black Hawk, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Motorcycle: 1998 Harley Davidson FLSTC


NEMO, S.D. – A 48-year-old Black Hawk, S.D., woman has died from injuries sustained while she was riding a motorcycle west of Rapid City.


Diana Fast was injured in the crash on Sept. 17. She died Sept. 22 at a Rapid City hospital.


Fast was driving her 1998 Harley Davidson FLSTC westbound on Nemo when she lost control. The driver was thrown from the motorcycle which rolled several times. She was not wearing a helmet and suffered life-threatening injuries.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the RapId City Fire Department, Nemo Volunteer Fire Department and Black Hills Lifeflight.


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




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.