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STURGIS, SD. (THECOUNT) — Thomas “TJ” Jackson, Spearfish, South Dakota, Jaden Olson and 55-year-old Titus Ironshield, both of Rapid City, South Dakota, have been identified as the victims in a triple-fatal Maserati crash in Sturgis.
Jackson, 22, the son of a former president of Black Hills State University, Tom Jackson, Olson, 21 and 55-year-old Ironshield, were all killed in a Maserati-versus-big rig crash in Sturgis Tuesday.
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According to reports, Olson was operating a 2015 Maserati Ghibli on I-90 in Sturgis, with Jackson and Ironshield as his passengers, when the vehicle came into contact with a semi-truck around 2 p.m. Tuesday.
All three men were pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.
The semi driver and his passenger were uninjured in the crash.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Sturgis is a city in western South Dakota. The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame nods to the city’s long-running Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and houses vintage motorbikes, plus memorabilia and photographs. Fort Meade, a 19th-century military outpost, and the Old Fort Meade Museum, documenting its history, are just east of town. To the south, Black Hills National Forest has rugged mountains, canyons and trails – wikipedia.