Keystone fatal motorcycle crash


KEYSTONE, S.D. – A Saturday morning crash involving three motorcycles left one person dead and another injured near Keystone.

According to preliminary crash information from the South Dakota Highway Patrol, a 2019 Indian Roadmaster was westbound on U.S. Highway 16A when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle crossed the center line and collided with an eastbound 2020 Harley Davidson. The Indian Roadmaster then went into the ditch and struck a 2011 Harley Davidson Road King, which was unoccupied and parked on the shoulder of the road.

The 63-year-old male driver of the Indian Roadmaster was thrown from his motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The 60-year-old male driver of the 2020 Harley Davidson suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken by ambulance to a Rapid City hospital.

Neither driver was wearing a helmet. The third driver was not injured.

The names of the three people involved have not yet been released, pending notification of family members. All information released so far is only preliminary, as the South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the incident.

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