Authorities investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Meade County

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STURGIS, S.D. (KELO) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash west of Sturgis.

According to authorities, a transit van was crossing Highway 14A when it collided with a motorcycle just before 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Two people were thrown from the motorcycle. The 60-year-old man driving the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, a 57-year-old woman, received life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a nearby hospital. Officials say both occupants were wearing helmets.

The driver of the van, a 40-year-old man, was not hurt.

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