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Two die when motorcycle hits minivan near Brookings

Posted: Sunday, Aug 4th, 2013


Brookings police assist at the scene of a fatal minivan vs. motorcycle crash in an Interstate 29 construction zone near Brookings Saturday.


BROOKINGS – A Brandon couple died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 in a construction zone near Brookings on Saturday, Aug. 3.

Richard Leonard Feltmann, 61, was driving a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle south on I-29, at mile marker 133 at about 5 p.m. Janis Feltmann, 61, was a passenger on the motorcycle. In a construction zone with head-to-head traffic, the motorcycle veered into the lane of northbound traffic and struck a 2006 Chevrolet Uplander driven by Lynne Louise Duin, 60, of Estelline.

The Feltmanns, who were not wearing helmets, died at the scene. Duin, who was wearing a seatbelt, received serious injuries and was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital.

No further information is immediately available.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Brookings Police Department, Brookings County Sheriff’s Office and Brookings Emergency Medical Technicians assisted.









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