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Published August 11, 2010, 10:18 AM

At least 9 have died in Sturgis-related crashes

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Highway Patrol has released information on two more fatal motorcycle crashes related to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Highway Patrol has released information on two more fatal motorcycle crashes related to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Authorities say 83-year-old Eugene Sowles Jr. of Round Lake, Minn., died on U.S. Highway 16A on Sunday, and 32-year-old Jennifer Sellers of Butler, Wis., died on U.S. Highway 14A.

At least three others were killed in separate crashes in South Dakota Friday and Saturday. They were from Montana and Wisconsin.

Three men from Iowa and one from Nebraska were killed Monday night in Iowa when a pickup crossed the center line in a construction zone and collided with their motorcycles. The Iowa State Patrol said the four motorcyclists were returning from Sturgis.

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