Motorcyclist killed in crash with truck
Trucker tried to pass the bike on U.S. Highway 385 near Custer
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday in a crash with a semi-truck on U.S. Highway 385, 10 miles south of Custer.
The rider’s name is withheld pending notification of his family.
The crash happened about 11:53 a.m. when a semi-truck driver tried to pass the motorcycle as the biker began a left-hand turn into an approach.
The 70-year-old motorcyclist died at the scene. The 64-year-old truck driver was not injured.
According to the south Dakota Highway Patrol, a charge is pending against the truck driver.
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