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Spearfish man dies in accident

SPEARFISH -- A Spearfish man died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 near Spearfish on Friday, Aug. 30.

Derek Murray Hall, 19, was westbound on a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle when the vehicle ahead of him slowed for a construction zone. Hall attempted to avoid the vehicle and entered the eastbound lane. His motorcycle collided with a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Tracy John Lewis, 49, of Deadwood, S.D.

Hall was wearing a helmet. He died at the scene from injuries received in the crash. Lewis was not injured.

No further information is immediately available.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office and Spearfish Police Department assisted.

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