LEAD, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - One man died and a woman was injured in a motorcycle crash Friday afternoon west of Lead.
A motorcycle, with two people, was eastbound on U.S. Highway 14 when the driver failed to negotiate a left-hand curve.
The motorcycle went into the right ditch and eventually tipped over.
Both occupants were thrown from the vehicle.
The driver, a 42-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger was a 42-year-old woman who received serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
She was transported by ambulance to the Deadwood hospital.
Helmet use for both occupants remains under investigation.