Spearfish man killed in Black Hills ATV crash - KOTA Territory News

Spearfish man killed in Black Hills ATV crash

A 72-year-old Spearfish man has died from injuries sustained in an all-terrain vehicle crash Sunday in the Black Hills.

John Lawrence Sullivan was driving an ATV eastbound on Merritt Estes Road, about a mile east of U.S. Highway 385, when he lost control and went into a ditch.  According to the Highway Patrol, Sullivan was with a group of ATV riders. The group slowed to turn into est area and Sullivan began to brake but skidded on the gravel road; going into a ditch where the ATV rolled, throwing Sullivan off of it.

Sullivan was flown to Regional Hospital in Rapid City; where he died Tuesday.

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