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Custer County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 23, 2020

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


Custer County Fatal Crash


WHAT:  Vehicle-Motorcycle Crash

Where:  Iron Mountain Road

              Seven miles south of Keystone, S.D.

When:   1:04 p.m., July 22, 2020


Driver No 1: Female, 41, No Injuries

Passenger: Male, 41, No Injuries

Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 2500 Pickup


Driver No. 2: Male, 58, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 1996 Harley Davidson Motorcycle



KEYSTONE, S.D. – One person died Wednesday afternoon in a vehicle-motorcycle crash south of Keystone.


Names of those people involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members.


A 1996 Harley Davidson motorcycle was westbound on Iron Mountain Road when the driver failed to negotiate a right-hand curve. The motorcycle entered the oncoming lane and collided with an eastbound 2009 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup.


The 58-year-old male motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.


Both occupants of the pickup, a female driver and a male passenger, were wearing seat belts and were not injured. Both are 41 years old.


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.