Motorcycle driver dies from injuries suffered in collision

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YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a 55-year-old man driving a motorcycle has died from injuries sustained in a crash with a car in Yankton.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the incident happened about 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The patrol says the 16-year-old driver of the car was westbound on state Highway 50 when she attempted a left-hand turn and collided with the eastbound motorcycle.

The motorcycle driver was taken first to a Yankton hospital and later flown to a Sioux Falls hospital, where he died Sunday.

The patrol says charges are pending against the driver of the car, who was not injured. The motorcycle driver was not wearing a helmet.

Names involved in the crash have not been released.

One man has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle vs vehicle crash that happened Thursday afternoon in Yankton.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a Honda Civic was traveling westbound on South Dakota Highway 50 when the driver attempted to make a left-hand turn south onto Adkins Drive, when the vehicle collided with a Harley Davidson that was traveling eastbound on South Dakota Highway 50.

The 55-year-old male motorcycle driver suffered life-threatning injuries. He died Sunday at a Sioux Falls hospital.

The 16-year-old female who was driving the Civic was not injured.

Charges are pending.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

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