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4 die in crashes during 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

August 12, 2018

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota authorities say the number of people killed in crashes during this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was down from last year.

The Department of Public Safety’s final tally of fatal crashes as of Sunday morning was four. That compares with eight killed in crashes at last year’s rally.

The number of non-fatal accidents also was down this year. Authorities report 56 injury accidents at this year’s rally, down from 69 last year, and 50 non-injury accidents this year, compared with 55 last year.

The 10-day rally in South Dakota’s Black Hills wrapped up Sunday.

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