One dead, one injured in motorcycle crash near Keystone

KEYSTONE, S.D. — A motorcycle crash west of Keystone left one dead and one seriously injured Friday afternoon.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2013 Thoroughbred Stallion trike motorcycle was westbound on Old Hill City Road when the driver failed to negotiate a sharp corner. The trike motorcycle went off the roadway, causing the two occupants to be thrown from the motorcycle.

The 64-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene, but the 58-year-old female passenger sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital.

Neither occupant was wearing a helmet.

The names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, and all information is only preliminary.

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