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Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196

 

 

 Name Released In Lawrence County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Single Motorcycle Crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 14A, mile marker 35

              Two miles west of Lead, S.D.

When:   12:22 a.m., Sunday, July 31, 2022

 

Driver: George Seliger, 28, Wausau, WI, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2020 Harley Davidson Motorcycle

 

 

LEAD S.D. –  A Wausau, WI man has been identified as the person who died early Sunday morning in a motorcycle crash west of Lead.

  

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2020 Harley Davidson motorcycle was westbound on U.S. Highway 14A when the operator of the motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve and lost control. The motorcycle went across the east lane and into the ditch.

 

George Seliger, the 28-year-old operator, was thrown from the motorcycle and 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 an agency of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

                                             

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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.