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April 07, 2013 10:15 AM

South Dakota Man Dies In Black Hills Bike Accident

Rapid City, SD

A 21-year-old Rapid City man has died after a mountain biking accident in South Dakota's Black Hills.

Pennington County Sheriff's Sgt. Greg Foster says the man had been riding with a friend near Rockerville Saturday afternoon. Foster says the man was going down a steep hill when he hit a small rock in the trail, lost control of his bike and hit a tree.

The man suffered a serious head injury.

Foster says the man was reported to be a very experienced rider and was wearing a helmet.

The man's name was not released pending notification of his family.

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