Man killed in motorcycle accident

News Press Now – September 12, 2018

A 40-year-old Hiawatha man died Tuesday from injuries received in a motorcycle wreck that morning near Padonia in Brown County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Shawn Simpson died from injuries received in the wreck at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on 290th Road. Simpson was initially taken to Hiawatha Community Hospital and flown by helicopter ambulance to the University of Kansas Hospital with injuries.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Simpson was driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle westbound on 290th Road when he failed to make a curve at Kill Deer Road and his motorcycle went into the west ditch and rolled.

Simpson was ejected off the motorcycle. According to the KHP report, he was not wearing a helmet.


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