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Published August 07, 2012, 04:47 PM

Third motorcycle fatality at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis, SD (WDAY TV) -- A third motorcycle fatality is being reported at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Sturgis, SD (WDAY TV) -- A third motorcycle fatality is being reported at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota.

The victim lost control of the bike on a sharp turn on Highway 14A about four miles west of Lead Monday afternoon. A passenger was injured and flown to a Rapid City hospital.

Both people were from Colorado. Men from Minnesota and Indiana died in motorcycle crashes on Sunday.

Sturgis, which began Monday and runs thru Sunday, draws hundreds of thousands of people to South Dakota's Black Hills.

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