Fatal motorcycle crash in Jones County
DRAPER, S.D. (KOTA) - One person has died in a two-vehicle crash that happened east of Draper, this past Sunday, May 28.
A GMC Acadia rear-ended a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle, causing the driver and passenger of the motorcycle to be thrown onto the shoulder of the roadway.
The 52-year-old male driver of the motorcycle was transported to a hospital with serious non-life-threatening injuries, and the 59-year-old female passenger of the motorcycle died at the scene of the crash. Neither were wearing helmets.
However, the 16-year-old female driver of the GMC Acadia was not injured and was reportedly wearing a seatbelt.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Charges are pending against the driver of the GMC Acadia. All information released so far is only preliminary.
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