(SD)-Motorcycle-Deer Collision Claims Life Near Sturgis
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a 39-year-old man died Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle hit a deer near Sturgis. The man's name is being withheld pending notification of family members.
The Patrol says the man was southbound on Highway 79 when a deer came onto the highway about 8 miles northeast of Sturgis at 3:01 p-m and the two collided.
The man, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from his bike when it overturned. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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