Update: Police Release Name Of Victim In Fatal Motorcycle Accident
by KDLT News
September 28, 2011 10:36 AM
Sioux Falls police have released the name of the woman killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday night.
Police say 20-year-old Daniel John Richards was driving a a 2010 Kawasaki ZR 1000 motorcycle when he struck 56-year-old Maralee A Chrans and her dog as they were crossed the street at the intersection of 33rd Street and Center Avenue. Police say the woman and dog were in the crosswalk.
Police say Richards remains hospitalized Wednesday morning. Officers say he suffered a concussion and road rash. They report Richards was not wearing a helmet.
Police continue their investigation into the accident. Officers say drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the accident, but it is unknown at this point if speed played a role.