UPDATE, Names Released: Three Bicyclists Hit By Motorcycle In Lyon County
Date posted - August 15, 2012
Rock Rapids, Iowa — A group of five teens riding bicycles were struck by a motorcycle on County Road K-52 near Rock Rapids Monday night, injuring three, sending two to a Sioux Falls hospital by helicopter.
The Lyon County Sheriff reports that around 9:14 PM, five teenage girls were riding bicycles traveling south at the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue on K52 when 3 of the girls were struck from behind by a motorcycle, who was also southbound. The collision resulted in injuries to 17-year-old Morgan Herda of Rock Rapids, 15-year-old Mackenzie Lutmer of Rock Rapids and 17-year-old Tori Figge or Rock Rapids. Herda and Lutmer were transported by helicopter to Sanford Sioux Falls for further medical treatment.
The driver of the motorcycle, 54-year-old Daryl Hasche of Rock Rapids also received medical treatment for minor injuries. Hasche’s 1985 Harley Davidson sustained $5,000 damage.
The incident is still under investigation.
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