FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Aug. 26, 2022
CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196
McCook County Fatal Crash
What: Motorcycle-Vehicle Crash
Where: Interstate 90, mile marker 371
Eight miles west of Humboldt, S.D.
When: 8:14 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022
Driver No. 1: Male, 57, No Injuries
Vehicle: 2022 Nissan Sentra
Driver No. 2: Male, 66, Fatal injuries
Vehicle; 1998 Harley-Davidson FXDWG Motorcycle
HUMBOLDT, S.D. – One man died Thursday morning in a motorcycle-vehicle crash west of Humboldt.
Names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.
Preliminary crash information indicates that a 1998 Harley-Davidson FXDWG motorcycle was westbound on Interstate 90 in a construction zone when the motorcycle crossed the center line and collided with an eastbound 2022 Nissan Sentra.
The 66-year-old motorcycle driver was thrown from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet. The 57-year-old male driver of the Nissan was not injured. He was wearing a seatbelt.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.
The Highway Patrol is an agency of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
Note: Records of state-reportable crashes are now available at http://www.safesd.gov/ Records should be available about 10 days after the investigation is complete.