CUSTER, S.D. – A 63-year-old Rapid City man has been identified as the person who died Monday in a motorcycle crash west of Custer.
Michael Welch was driving a 2017 Harley FLHTK westbound on U.S. Highway 16 when he failed to negotiate a turn. The motorcycle collided with the guard rail.
The driver died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
An approximate location on the crash can be found at: CUSTER COUNTY FATAL CRASH.13
The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.