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More HERESTURGIS, S.D. -
Two more rally goers were killed Friday, pushing the death toll to 12, surpassing the record set in 1990 during the 50th anniversary gathering. That's when 11 bikers were killed.
The 11th death was about 10 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Sturgis Road and Stage Stop Road in Summerset.
Douglas Kellar, 56 of Adams, N.Y., tried to avoid a car turning in front of him onto Sturgis Road. He was thrown from his bike and hit the car. Margaret Rand, 65 of Parker, S.D., was cited for failure to yield.
The 12th death was about 9 p.m. on SD 244, five miles west of Mount Rushmore.
A motorcycle rider lost control of his bike on a gradual curve, went off the road and hit a rock outcropping. His name is being withheld pending notification of his family.