Lawrence D. Myers (71) of Thorton, IN was eastbound on WYO 24 when 3 deer attempted to cross the highway in front of his motorcycle crossing from his left. Myers was unable to miss colliding with one of the deer and his motorcycle struck and killed the deer. After impact, Myers lost control of the motorcycle and it went over onto its left side going into a slide whereupon it collided with the guardrail on the right side of the highway. Myers was ejected from the motorcycle and both he and the motorcycle came to rest in the right lane of the three lane roadway.
Myers was flown by helicopter to Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota where he died the following day.
The crash occured on WYO 24 at milepost 29.9 at 11:15 a.m. on August 8th.