According to the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, on Saturday, July 11 CCSO responded to a one-vehicle accident just over eight miles north of Arnold on the Arnold-Dunning road.
Melvin Babcock, 67 of Aurora, lost control of the motorcycle he was driving and went into the ditch. The motorcycle rolled and Melvin was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident is under investigation by the Custer County Sheriff’s Office.