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Brown County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, June 5, 2021

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


Brown County Fatal Crash


What:  Two-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Where: Intersection of 129th Street and 387th Avenue

             Two miles north of Aberdeen, S.D.

When: 11:05 p.m., Friday, June 4, 2021


Driver No 1: Male, 27, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle No. 1: 2020 Harley Davidson FLHTCSE2 Motorcycle


Driver No 2: Male, 19, No Injuries

Vehicle No. 2: 2013 Dodge Ram Pickup


ABERDEEN, S.D. – One person died late Friday night in a motorcycle-pickup crash north of Aberdeen.


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


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2020 Harley Davidson FLHTCSE2 motorcycle was southbound on 387th Avenue. A 2013 Dodge Ram pickup, going north on 387th Avenue, attempted to make a left turn onto 129th Street in front of the motorcycle. The two vehicles collided.


The 27-year-old male driver of the motorcycle was later pronounced dead at an Aberdeen hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.


Charges are pending against the 19-year-old male driver of the pickup.


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.