Groton man identified in fatal crash north of Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – A Groton, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died late Friday night in a motorcycle-pickup crash north of Aberdeen.

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, crossed into the southbound lane where two vehicles collided.

Casey Kulm, 27, was the motorcycle driver. He was later pronounced dead at an Aberdeen hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the pickup, 19-year-old Carson Maunu of Aberdeen, was not injured. Charges are pending against him.

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.