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Union County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 4, 2018

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

 

Union County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Motorcycle-deer crash

Where:  319 Street

             Five miles northwest of Elk Point, S.D.

When:   3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2018

 

Driver: Male, 64, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2009 Victory Vegas Jackpot motorcycle

 

ELK POINT, S.D. – A 64-year-old man died Sunday in a motorcycle-deer crash northwest of Elk Point.

 

The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family.

 

A 2009 Victory Vegas Jackpot motorcycle was westbound on 319 Street when it collided with a deer that had entered the roadway. 

 

The driver, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle. He later died as a result of his injuries.

 

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.