Colorado Man Dies at Sturgis Rally

STURGIS, SOUTH DAKOTA - AUGUST 3: Bikers ride down Main Street on the first day of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally August 3, 2015 in Sturgis, South Dakota. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the rally, with crowds of up to 1.2 million people expected. (Photo by Andrew Cullen/Getty Images)

A Colorado man is the third motorcyclist to die from injuries suffered during this year’s Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota. 

67-year-old Tony Weber of Yuma crashed near Johnson Siding.  Weber died at a Rapid City hospital. 

The 10-day rally wrapped up on Sunday.  Four people died in crashes at last year’s rally. 

(file photo credit: Andrew Cullen/Getty Images)

Dan R

Danny “Dan R” Ridenour has been in radio and television broadcasting for 42 years, starting as a senior in high school at KAMO in Rogers, Arkansas.

Dan attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas from 1978-82 (where he picked up the name Dan R after his fraternity brothers couldn’t pronounce his last name), majoring in Radio/Television. Dan lived in Jonesboro for 10 years working in radio and then was a TV weatherman for ABC affiliate KAIT Channel 8.

Television was a little boring when compared to radio, so Dan returned to hosting radio morning shows in Nashville, Memphis, Oklahoma, and then eventually, Colorado.

Dan enjoys being involved in the community, having been an member of the Upper Arkansas Service Club and is currently on the board of directors for the Salida Community Center and is a member of the Chaffee County Fair Committee.

Dan and his wife Carrie spend their days doing everything the mountains have to offer: hiking, camping, fishing and skiing. They raised 3 children together and have 2 grandchildren.
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