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Brookings County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, June 22, 2019

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


 Brookings County Fatal Crash


What:    Motorcycle crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 14, mile marker 425

               Two miles east of Brookings, S.D.

When:    8:21 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2019


Driver: Male, 52, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2015 Harley Davidson FLTRXS


BROOKINGS, S.D. – One man died Friday night in a motorcycle crash east of Brookings.


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


A 2015 Harley Davidson FLTRXS was westbound on U.S. Highway 14 when the vehicle drifted off the roadway to the right. The vehicle went into the north ditch and went airborne.


The 52-year-old driver was thrown from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.


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.