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Turner County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, April 19, 2020

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


Turner County Fatal Crash


What:    Motorcycle Fatal Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 19, mile marker 40

              Three miles north of Viborg, S.D.

When:   4:54 p.m., Saturday, April 18, 2020


Driver: Male, 55, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2015 Victory Magnum Motorcycle


VIBORG, S.D. – A 55-year-old man died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash north of Viborg.


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


A 2015 Victory Magnum motorcycle was southbound on South Dakota Highway 19 when the driver lost control. The motorcycle eventually skidded and the driver was thrown from the motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this point.


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.