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May 14, 2010 10:17 AM

NE Woman Killed In I-90 Motorcycle Crash In SD

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A word was omitted in a prior version of this story.

A Nebraska woman died in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 90 in central South Dakota.

The Highway Patrol says 34-year-old Whitney Buchholz, of Lexington, Neb., was a passenger on the bike that went out of control west of Murdo and rolled on its side shortly before 2:30 p.m. Thursday. She died on the way to a Pierre hospital.

The driver, 30-year-old Patrick Lange, of Cozad, Nebraska, was hospitalized in Sioux Falls with what the patrol said were life-threatening injuries.

The patrol says neither rider was wearing a helmet. The cause of the crash was being investigated.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
A word was omitted in a prior version of this story.

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