Rapid City man named in fatal motorcycle crash

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A Rapid City man has been identified as the person who died Friday afternoon in a motorcycle-vehicle crash near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred just before 2 p.m. July 26 on State Highway 44, 1 mile east of Johnson Siding in Pennington County.

A 2013 Nissan Rogue was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 44 when it crossed the center line. The vehicle collided head-on with a westbound 2002 Harley Davidson FLHTCI motorcycle.

Marvin Olson, 58, was driving the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the vehicle was 76-year-old Linda Harrell of Rapid City. She received serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Rapid City hospital. She was wearing a seat belt.


Charges are pending against Harrell. South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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