Motorcycle Rider Killed In Single-Vehicle Accident Saturday Near Spearfish


     The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a 43-year old male motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon when his bike crashed near Spearfish. The man’s name has not been released pending notification of family members.

     The Patrol says the man was westbound on Hwy 14A about 5 miles south of Spearfish a little after 2:00 pm when he failed to make a curve and left the pavement to the left.

      He was thrown from the motorcycle and died later at the Spearfish hospital. The Patrol says he was not wearing a helmet.