Motorcycle crash leaves two dead outside of Sturgis

Published: Aug. 11, 2020 at 2:28 PM CDT
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STURGIS, S.D. (KOTA) - Three miles west of Sturgis, two men were killed in a motorcycle crash Monday evening. One other man involved suffered injuries.

At U.S. Highway 14A mile marker 49, a 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle was westbound when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and crossed the center line colliding with two eastbound motorcycles.

The westbound Harley Davidson rider, who was 22-years old, was airlifted to a Rapid City hospital where he later was pronounced dead.

The 55-year-old driver of an eastbound 2014 Indian Motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The third motorcycle rider, who was 60-years old, driving a 2005 Harley Davidson, suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries.

Helmets were not used by these riders.

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