NEW: Highway Patrol reports motorcyclist killed in crash north of Watertown

May 13, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–A man has died in a motorcycle crash north of Watertown.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says it happened Thursday morning at mile marker 191, eleven miles north of Watertown.

The 68 year-old motorcyclist was southbound on Interstate 29 when he was struck from behind by a car driven by a 22 year-old woman.

The man, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.

The names of those involved have not been released.

Charges are pending.