JOHNSON SIDING, S.D (Press Release) – One man died Friday afternoon in a motorcycle-vehicle crash near Johnson Siding.
Names of the deceased and the other person have not yet been released pending notification of family members. They were the only people involved.
A 2013 Nissan Rogue was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 44 when it crossed the centerline. The vehicle collided head-on with a westbound 2002 Harley Davidson FLHTCI motorcycle.
The 58-year-old male motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.
Charges are pending against the 76-year-old female vehicle driver. She received serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Rapid City hospital. She was wearing a seatbelt.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information released so far is preliminary only.
The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.