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Pennington County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2022

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

 

 

 

Pennington County Fatal Crash

 

 

What:    Single Motorcycle Crash

Where:  U.S. Highway 385, mile marker 96

              15 miles north of Hill City, S.D.

When:   10:33 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022

 

Driver: Male, 72, Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2012 Harley Davidson Touring Motorcycle

 

HILL CITY, S.D. –  One man died late Saturday night in a motorcycle crash north of Hill City.

 

The name of the person involved is not yet being released pending notification of the family members.

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2012 Harley Davidson Touring motorcycle was southbound on U.S. Highway 385 when it crossed the centerline into the northbound lane and hit a guardrail. The 72-year-old driver was thrown from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He 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 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.