Motorcyclist killed after crossing centerline in I-90 construction near Humboldt
The 56-year-old motorcycle driver was thrown from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HUMBOLDT, S.D. – One man died Thursday morning in a motorcycle-vehicle crash in an Interstate 90 construction zone west of Humboldt.
Shortly before 8:15 a.m. Thursday, authorities in McCook County were called to mile marker 371 of Interstate 90, roughly eight miles west of Humboldt, for a report of a motorcycle-vehicle crash.
Preliminary crash information released by the South Dakota Highway Patrol indicates that a 1998 Harley-Davidson FXDWG motorcycle was westbound on Interstate 90 in a construction zone when the motorcycle crossed the centerline and collided with an eastbound 2022 Nissan Sentra.
The 66-year-old motorcycle driver was thrown from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.
The 57-year-old male driver of the Nissan was not injured. He was wearing a seat belt.
Names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.