Deceased man found on snowmobile trail identified

BLACK HILLS NATIONAL FOREST, S.D. – Authorities have identified a snowmobiler that passed away while driving through the Black Hills.

According to Public Information Officer Helene Duhamel with Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, the man found dead on a snowmobile trail near the S.D.-Wyo. border was 54-year-old Richard Salyers of Rapid City.

Salyers had dismounted from his snowmobile to take a break from riding 14 miles south of Beaver Creek Campground on Sunday. He then he suffered a medical emergency and died. PCSO Coroner’s office cited natural causes as the official cause of death.

Salyers did not have a passenger with him at the time of his death.

ORIGINAL STORY: Snowmobiler dies after medical emergency near S.D.-Wyo. border


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