Authorities identify man who died after crashing motorcycle

May 10, 2018

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who died after crashing his motorcycle west of Custer.

The Highway Patrol says 63-year-old Michael Welch, of Rapid City, was killed when he failed to negotiate a turn on U.S. Highway 16 shortly before 1 p.m. Monday. His motorcycle collided with a guide rail.

Welch died at the scene.