According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, a 1974 Harley Davidson, driven by 39-year-old Jason Kuil of Hawarden, was traveling east on 302nd Street when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle went into the ditch and hit the culvert.
Kuil, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle. He later died as a result of his injuries. No one else was involved in the crash.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate. Other agencies on scene were the Union County Sheriff’s Office, and Hawarden Ambulance.