PARKSTON-- A motorcycle driver was airlifted by helicopter to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls Sunday with life threatening injuries after a collision with a car on S.D. Highway 44 three miles east of Parkston. Gary Bensley, 57, of Elkhart, Iowa, driving his 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle around 3:30 p.m.
Multiple severe thunderstorms formed and produced large size hail over Brule, Aurora and Charles Mix counties Saturday night. The entire storm event started southwest of Stickney at around 7:36 p.m. before moving southeast and ending at 9:30 p.m.