1 person dead following crash north of Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. – One person died late Friday night in a motorcycle-pickup crash north of Aberdeen.

Names of the two people involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2020 Harley Davidson FLHTCSE2 motorcycle was southbound on 387th Avenue. A 2013 Dodge Ram pickup, going north on 387th Avenue, attempted to make a left turn onto 129th Street in front of the motorcycle. The two vehicles collided.

The 27-year-old male driver of the motorcycle was later pronounced dead at an Aberdeen hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.

Charges are pending against the 19-year-old male driver of the pickup.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.