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Minnesota motorcyclist killed in crash near Keystone

South Dakota Highway patrol says motorcyclist hit a pickup on Iron Mountain Road
A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday when he crossed over into oncoming traffic on Iron Mountain Road.
A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday when he crossed over into oncoming traffic on Iron Mountain Road.(Associated Press)
Published: Jul. 23, 2020 at 10:14 AM MDT
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KEYSTONE, S.D. (KEVN) - A Villard, Minn., man has been identified as the person who died July 22 in a vehicle-motorcycle crash south of Keystone.

Dean Schwendeman, the 58-year-old motorcycle rider, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

Original Story:

A motorcyclist was killed on Iron Mountain Road Wednesday afternoon when he hit a pickup truck.

The 58-year-old rider was westbound on Iron Mountain Road when he “failed to negotiate a right-hand curve” and hit an oncoming pickup. This is according to a release from the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

The woman driving the pickup, as well as a male passenger, where not injured.

The names of people involved in the crash have not been released, pending notification of family members.

The crash was just after 1 p.m., about seven miles south of Keystone.

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