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Name Released In Douglas County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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


Name Released In Douglas County Fatal Crash



WHAT:  Motorcycle crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 281, mile marker 47

              Three miles south of Corsica, S.D.

When:   2 p.m., Saturday, July 18, 2020


Driver:  Chris Neuheisel, 40, Mount Vernon, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2007 Harley Davidson FLHT Classic


CORSICA, S.D. – A Mount Vernon, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash that occurred south of Corsica.


A 2007 Harley Davidson FLHT Classic motorcycle was eastbound on U.S. Highway 281 when the vehicle went into the south ditch.


Chris Neuheisel, 40, was the driver and was thrown from the motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital in Armour where he was pronounced dead.


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.