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Motorcyclist killed in I-29 crash north of Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. — One woman died Tuesday morning, June 11 in a pickup-motorcycle crash on Interstate 29 about 12 miles north of Watertown.

A 2008 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic (FLST) was southbound on I-29, trailing two other motorcycles. The motorcycle was rear-ended by a 2016 Ford F-150 pickup.

The 67-year-old female motorcycle driver was thrown from the motorcycle and into the interstate median. She was pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing a helmet.

The pickup driver, a 64-year-old woman, was not injured. She was wearing a seatbelt. Charges are pending against her.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

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