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Pennington County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021

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


 Pennington County Fatal Crash


What:    Motorcycle Fatal Crash

Where:  Old Hill City Road

              Three miles west of Keystone, S.D.

When:   3:07 p.m., Friday, Aug. 27, 2021


Driver: Male, 64, Fatal Injuries

Passenger: Female, 58, Life-Threatening Injuries

Vehicle: 2013 Thoroughbred Stallion Trike Motorcycle


KEYSTONE, S.D. – One person died and another person was seriously injured Friday afternoon in a motorcycle crash west of Keystone.


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


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2013 Thoroughbred Stallion trike motorcycle was westbound on Old Hill City Road when the driver failed to negotiate a sharp corner. The trike motorcycle went off the roadway, causing the two occupants to be thrown from the motorcycle.


The 64-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The 58-year-old female passenger sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital. Neither occupant was 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.