Rapid City man identified as victim in Monday motorcycle crash

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The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 63-year old Michael Welch of Rapid City was killed in a motorcycle crash Monday afternoon 12 miles west of Custer. The Patrol says Welch was driving a Harley FLHTK westbound on US Highway 16 when he failed to negotiate a turn and collided with the guard rail. He died at the scene. The Patrol says Welch was not wearing a helmet.