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Jul 29

Injury Accident

Posted on July 29, 2022 at 9:03 AM by Michelle Delaney

Reported: 10:51AM 7/28/2022 Occurred: 8:35AM 7/28/2022

Location: 459th Ave near 213th St

Driver: James Touchet Cote, 22 of Brookings, SD

Vehicle: 2013 Buell XL883L

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Brookings ER for an individual who was involved in a motorcycle accident. It was found James Touchet Cote of Brookings was riding his motorcycle at the above location when a deer entered the roadway. James was unable to avoid the deer and they impacted caused him to overturn the motorcycle. James was then transported to the Brookings ER by a private party. Damage to the motorcycle is estimated at $700. Charges are pending for failing to immediately report an accident and failing to have a motorcycle endorsement. This incident remains under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.


Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
605-696-8300