Injury Motorcycle accident 9-2-14

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 03, 2014

DCSO investigated a single motorcycle accident that occurred on September 2, 2014 at approximately 4:33pm.

Michael E Loftis (55) of Van Buren, Indiana, was driving a 2007 Harley Davidson Motorcycle northbound on 240th ave in the 2100 block. Loftis' hat flew off and he turned his head to look for it. Loftis lost control of the motorcycle as it swayed back and forth violently. The motorcycle laid down and slid to the west ditch.

Loftis was transported to LRH by ambulance with incapacitating injuries and then flown to Avera McKinnon Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

The accident remains under investigation.

DCSO thanks the following for their assistance on scene: