GRASSY BUTTE, N.D. — A Canadian motorcyclist was killed Sunday, Sept. 8, in a crash a mile south of Grassy Butte in western North Dakota.
According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, a 55-year-old man driving a 2000 Harley-Davidson from Warman, Sask., was traveling with a group of bikes southbound on U.S. Highway 85 en route from Regina, Sask., to Sturgis, S.D., when witnesses say a northbound vehicle crossed over the center line, causing the motorcyclist to swerve and lose control. The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene.
The motorcyclist's name will be released after family is notified. The accident remains under investigation.