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Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Tally Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022

Contact: Tony Mangan 605-280-5648

 

Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information

Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 6, 2022, to 6 a.m. Sunday August 7, 2022

 

Item

Sturgis

Rapid City District

District Total

Last Year to Date

DUI Arrests

16

7

23

20

Misd Drug Arrests

6

11

17

16

Felony Drug Arrests

7

1

8

4

Total Citations

104

92

196

221

Total Warnings

433

273

706

508

Cash Seized

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

Vehicles Seized

0

0

0

0

  For Drug Poss.

0

0

0

0

  For Serial No.

0

0

0

0

Non-Injury Accidents

2

6

8

4

Injury Crashes

3

1

4

9

Fatal Crashes

0

1

1

1

# of Fatalities

0

1

1

1

 

 

Fatal Crashes:

 

At 10:57 a.m., Saturday, South Dakota Highway 34, mile marker 157, 18 miles west of Hayes: A 2013 Harley-Davidson FLHX motorcycle was westbound on South Dakota Highway 34 when it rear-ended a second westbound 2013 Harley-Davidson FLHX motorcycle that had slowed down. The 58-year-old male driver of the first motorcycle died later at a Rapid City hospital. The 68-year-old male driver of the second motorcycle sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Philip hospital. Neither driver was wearing a helmet.

 

Injury Crashes:

 

At 12:25 p.m., Saturday, U.S. Highway 14A, mile marker 35, two miles southeast of Lead: A 2020 Harley-Davidson FLTRX motorcycle was northbound on U.S. Highway 14A when the vehicle left the roadway, struck the edge of a guardrail and went into the ditch. The 46-year-old male driver was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained serious non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to a Rapid City hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 12:40 p.m., Saturday, intersection of Nemo Road and Vanocker Canyon Road, within the Nemo city limits: A 2016 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was westbound on Nemo Road at the intersection with Vanocker Canyon Road when the driver lost control on a curve and crossed the centerline where it collided with an eastbound 2018 Harley-Davidson Ultra Tri Glide. The 66-year-old male driver of the 2016 motorcycle sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was airlifted to a Rapid City hospital. He was wearing a helmet. The 78-year-old male driver and the 73-year-old female passenger, both on the Tri Glide motorcycle, were not injured. They were not wearing helmets.

 

At 8:57 p.m., Saturday, U.S. Highway 16, mile marker 25, within the city limits of Custer: A 2006 Ford Expedition stopped at a stop sign and then turned left onto U.S. Highway 16. It collided with a 2003 Harley-Davidson motorcycle which was westbound on U.S. Highway 16. The 66-year-old female driver of the Expedition was not injured. She was wearing a seatbelt. The 60-year-old male driver and the 58-year-old female passenger, both on the motorcycle, each sustained minor injuries and were transported to the Custer hospital. The passenger was wearing a helmet, the driver was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 2:11 a.m., Sunday, Interstate 90, mile marker 24, one mile east of Whitewood: A 2022 Indian motorcycle was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it left the roadway, entered the median and struck a speed limit sign. The 63-year-old male driver was not wearing a helmet and sustained serious non-life threatening injuries. He was first taken to the Spearfish hospital and later transferred to the Rapid City hospital.

 

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