Motorcyclist killed in crash south of Lake Preston

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Published: Sep. 20, 2023 at 9:16 AM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - One person died Tuesday in a single motorcycle crash a half mile south of Lake Preston.

The name of the person has not been released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information indicates a 2005 Harley Davidson FLSTNI was traveling northbound on 441st Avenue in Kingsbury County just before noon.  For an unknown reason, the motorcycle and driver entered the east ditch before vaulting over an embankment separating the driver from the motorcycle.

The 67-year-old male driver sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on the scene.

He was not wearing a helmet.

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