Authorities ID victim of deer-motorcycle crash near Sturgis
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 39-year-old Piedmont man who died when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer in Meade County.
The Highway Patrol says Thomas Van Pelt was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday afternoon on state Highway 79, 8 miles northeast of Sturgis.
There were no passengers on the bike.