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Authorities ID Minnesota man killed in South Dakota crash

May 22, 2018

WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Minnesota man who died in a crash in northeastern South Dakota.

The Highway Patrol says 67-year-old Jimmy Westrud, of Brooten, Minnesota, was riding a motorcycle on U.S. Highway 212 when he failed to negotiate a curve, crossed the center line and into the path of a pickup pulling a trailer.

The crash happened 8 miles west of Watertown about midday Friday. Westrud later died of his injuries.

The pickup driver wasn’t hurt.

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