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Pennington County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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


Pennington County Fatal Crash


What:    Single Motorcycle Fatal Crash

Where:  Intersection of U.S. Highway 385 and Horse Creek Road

              32 miles west of Rapid City, S.D.

When:   12:34 p.m., Sunday, April 4, 2021


Driver: Male, 58, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2014 Harley-Davidson Road King Motorcycle


RAPID CITY, S.D. -- One man died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle crash west of Rapid City.


The name of the one person involved is not being released pending notification of family members.


Preliminary crash information indicates a 2014 Harley-Davidson Road King motorcycle was southbound when the motorcycle went off the roadway and rolled.


The 58-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.


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.