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Lincoln County Fatal Crash





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022

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

 

 

 

Lincoln County Fatal Crash

 

What:    Motorcycle Crash

Where:  Intersection of Spur Avenue and 294th Street

              Three miles west of Hudson, S.D.

When:   1:18 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022

 

Driver: Male, 57, Fatal Injuries

Passenger: Female, 59, Life-Threatening Injuries

Vehicle: 2008 Harley-Davidson FLST Motorcycle

 

HUDSON, S.D. –  One person died and another was seriously injured in a single motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon west of Hudson.

 

Names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.  

 

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2008 Harley-Davidson FLST motorcycle was westbound on 294th Street when the driver made a left turn onto Spur Avenue. The driver failed to negotiate the curve and the motorcycle left the roadway and went into the west ditch. Both occupants were thrown from the motorcycle.

 

The 57-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The 59-year-old female passenger sustained life-threatening injuries and was flown to a Sioux Falls 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 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.