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UPDATE: Man killed in Harding County motorcycle accident identified

Published: Sep. 7, 2020 at 10:23 AM CDT
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BUFFALO, S.D. (KOTA) - The South Dakota Highway Patrol identified the 44-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash north of Buffalo Sunday morning.

Eric Atkins from Pinehurst, I.D. was riding an Indian motorcycle south on U.S. Highway 85 17 miles north of Buffalo at 12:41 a.m. Sunday when he lost control and was thrown from the bike, according to Highway Patrol.

The Patrol says he was not wearing a helmet and later died from his injuries.

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