Sturgis Rally: 49,228 vehicles counted Wednesday, 6-day total at 343,913

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Motorcycles line Main Street in Deadwood as seen from the KELOLAND Live Cam on Thursday, August 13, 2020.

STURGIS, S.D. (KELO) — There were 49,228 vehicles counted at nine locations entering Sturgis Wednesday, the South Dakota Department of Transportation announced Thursday. 

The 49,228 vehicles counted Wednesday for the 80th annual Sturgis Rally are down 12.4% from Wednesday in 2019. 

The 6-day total of vehicles is listed at 319,716. In 2019, the 6-day number was 343,913. 

So far, 2020 vehicle counts are down 7% from 2019 numbers. 

KELOLAND News is in Hill City Thursday and will have more coverage of the Sturgis Rally online and on-air.

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