Man killed when motorcycles collide in Brookings County

May 22, 2023
Mike Tanner

White, S.D.–One person died Sunday night in a motorcycle crash eight miles east of White, South Dakota.

The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information indicates that two motorcycles were traveling south on 486th avenue. The lead motorcycle lost control going around a curve. The second motorcycle rear-ended the lead motorcycle. Both motorcycles came to rest in the west ditch.

The 29-year-old male driver of the second motorcycle was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The 32-year-old male driver of the lead motorcycle was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.

Neither driver was wearing a helmet, and alcohol use is under investigation.