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Names Released In Brown County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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


Names Released In 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: Casey Kulm, 27, Groton, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle No. 1: 2020 Harley Davidson FLHTCSE2 Motorcycle


Driver No 2: Carson Maunu, 19, Aberdeen, S.D., No Injuries

Vehicle No. 2: 2013 Dodge Ram Pickup


ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Groton, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died late Friday night in a motorcycle-pickup crash north of Aberdeen.


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, crossed into the southbound lane where two vehicles collided.


Casey Kulm, 27, was the motorcycle driver. He was later pronounced dead at an Aberdeen hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.


The driver of the pickup, 19-year-old Carson Maunu of Aberdeen, was not injured. Charges are pending against him.


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.