Man dies in motorcycle crash near Spearfish

SPEARFISH – One person died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash south of Spearfish.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2001 Harley-Davidson FLHRCI motorcycle was westbound on U.S. Highway 14A when it entered the curve and left the roadway to the left.

The 43-year-old male driver was thrown from the motorcycle and later died at a Spearfish hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.

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