Custer County

RAPID CITY MAN DIES IN MOTORCYCLE CRASH WEST OF CUSTER MONDAY

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.

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