FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022
Contact: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196
Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 6, 2022, to 6 a.m. Thursday August 11, 2022
Rapid City District
Last Year to Date
Misd Drug Arrests
Felony Drug Arrests
For Drug Poss.
For Serial No.
# of Fatalities
None reported Wednesday.
At 6:17 a.m., Wednesday, Dickson Drive, within Sturgis city limits: A 2020 Volvo semi-truck and trailer was eastbound on Interstate 90, near mile marker 32, went off the roadway to the right, eventually into a private yard, and hit the front of a residential home. The 68-year-old female driver of the truck and the 65-year-old male passenger both suffered minor injuries and were taken to the Sturgis hospital. The driver was wearing a seatbelt and the passenger was not. The 74-year-old male resident of the home was not injured.
At 9 a.m., Wednesday, west of the Nemo Road and Vanocker Canyon Road intersection, within Nemo city limits: Two motorcycles were westbound together on Nemo Road at the intersection of the Vanocker Canyon Road when the male driver of a 2005 Harley-Davidson Heritage motorcycle hit his brakes and lost control on a curve. The male driver of the second motorcycle, a 2009 Harley-Davidson FXDL Dyna Low Glide motorcycle, also lost control. Both motorcycles went across the centerline and into the opposite lane. The Heritage motorcycle came to rest in the south ditch and the Dyna Low Glide motorcycle against a guard rail. Both the 76-year-old driver of the Heritage and the 66-year-old driver of the Dyna Low Glide suffered minor injuries. Each were treated on scene. Both were wearing helmets.
At 10:38 a.m., Wednesday, U.S. Highway 16A, mile marker 37, 12 miles east of Custer: A 2005 Harley-Davidson FXD motorcycle was westbound on U.S. Highway 16A when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and the motorcycle went into the ditch. The 52-year-old male driver received serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the Rapid City hospital. He was wearing a helmet.
At 6:58 p.m., Wednesday, U.S. Highway 85, mile marker 64, seven miles north of Belle Fourche: A 2019 Ford F350 Super Duty pickup was southbound on U.S. Highway 85 when it crossed into the northbound lane and collided with a 2007 Peterbilt semi-truck and trailer. The 22-year-old male driver of the pickup received serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the Spearfish hospital. He was wearing a seatbelt. The 29-year-old male driver of the semi-truck was not injured. He was wearing a seatbelt.
At 8:31 p.m., Wednesday, U.S. Highway 14A, mile marker 39, a half-mile east of Central City: A 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle collided with a deer in the roadway. The 73-year-old male driver received serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Rapid City hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.