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Name Released In Pennington County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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


Name Released In Pennington County Fatal Crash


What:    Motorcycle Fatal Crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 16, mile marker 39

              1 ½ west miles of Hill City, S.D.

When:   2:24 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2020


Driver:  Holly Montgomery, 57, Guernsey, Wyo., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2016 Harley Davidson Motorcycle


HILL CITY, S.D. – A Guernsey, Wyoming woman has been identified as the person who who died Friday afternoon in a motorcycle crash west of Hill City.


A 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle was eastbound on U.S. Highway 16 when the driver, 57-year-old Holly Montgomery, failed to negotiate a left curve and went off the roadway to the right. She was eventually thrown from the motorcycle and later died as a result of her injuries. She was wearing a helmet.


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.