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Custer County Fatal Motorcycle Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 7, 2018

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

 

Custer County Fatal Motorcycle Crash

 

What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 16, mile marker 15

               12 miles west of Custer, S.D.

When:   12:54 p.m., Monday, May 7, 2018

 

Driver: Male, 63, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2017 Harley FLHTK

 

CUSTER, S.D. – A 63-year-old man died Monday in a motorcycle crash west of Custer.

 

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

 

A 2017 Harley FLHTK was westbound on U.S. Highway 16 when the driver failed to negotiate a turn. The motorcycle collided with the guard rail.

 

The driver died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the 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.