Motorcyclist dies after being rear-ended by pickup

WATERTOWN, S.D. – One woman died Tuesday morning in a pickup-motorcycle crash north of Watertown.

Names of the deceased and the other person involved are not being released pending notification of family.

A 2008 Harley Davidson FLST was southbound on Interstate 29, trailing two other motorcycles. The motorcycle was rear-ended by a 2016 Ford F 150 pickup.

The 67-year-old female motorcycle driver was thrown from the motorcycle and into the interstate median. She was pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing a helmet.

The pickup driver, a 64-year-old woman, was not injured. She was wearing a seat belt. Charges are pending against her.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.


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