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Yankton County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Sunday, June 30, 2019

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


 Yankton County Fatal Crash


What:    Motorcycle-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 50 and Adkins Drive

              Within city limits of Yankton, S.D.

When:   2:30 p.m., Thursday, June 27, 2019


Driver No. 1: Female, 16, No Injuries

Vehicle: 2013 Honda Civic


Driver No. 2:  Male, 55, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2003 Harley Davidson FLHTI


YANKTON,  S.D. – One man has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday afternoon in Yankton.


Names of the deceased and other driver involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members.


A 2013 Honda Civic was westbound on South Dakota Highway 50 and attempted to make a left-hand turn south onto Adkins Drive. The vehicle collided with a 2003 Harley Davidson FLHTI, which was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 50.


The 55-year-old male motorcycle driver, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered life-threatening injuries. He was transported first to the Yankton hospital and later flown to a Sioux Falls hospital. He died there Sunday (today).


A 16-year-old female was driving the Honda Civic and was not injured. She was wearing a seatbelt. Charges are pending.


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.