Motorcyclist killed when hit from behind on interstate

A motorcyclist riding with other bikers on Interstate 29 was killed when her bike was hit from behind. (MGN)

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KEVN/KOTA TV) - Charges are pending against a pickup driver after a motorcyclist was hit from behind and killed north of Watertown, according to the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

The 67-year-old motorcyclist’s name is being withheld pending family notification.

She was riding southbound on Interstate 29, trailing two other motorcycles when her bike was rear-ended by a pickup just before 11 a.m. Tuesday. The rider, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene.

The 64-year-old woman driving the pickup was not injured.