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FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH NEAR ELK POINT

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A MOTORCYCLE CRASH SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN UNION COUNTY HAS CLAIMED THE LIFE OF THE DRIVER.

THE SOUTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS THE 64-YEAR-OLD DRIVER WAS RIDING ON 319TH STREET WHEN A DEER RAN ONTO THE ROAD AND WAS STRUCK BY THE MOTORCYCLE.

THE DRIVER, WHO WAS WEARING A HELMET, WAS THROWN FROM THE MOTORCYCLE AND LATER DIED FROM HIS INJURIES.

THE NAME OF THE VICTIM HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED.

THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF ELK POINT AROUND 3:30PM.