Iowa Man Hospitalized After Motorcycle Crash

Iowa Man Hospitalized After Motorcycle Crash


An Iowa man is hospitalized in Sioux Falls with life-threatening injuries after a two-vehicle accident on Sunday just a few miles east of Parkston.  57 year old Gary Bensley of Elkhart, Iowa, was driving his motorcycle westbound on Highway 44 at around 3:30 yesterday.  He crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with a car driven by 88-year old Patrick Boehmer of Parkston.  The car went into the ditch.  Boehmer and his wife, Lenora, were taken to a Parkston hospital.  Their injuries are not known.  Bensley was airlifted to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.  Citations in the accident are pending.

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