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Brewster man killed in motorcycle accident


COLBY -- A motorcycle accident in Logan County claimed the life of a Brewster man at 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported.

The KHP said Robert Peterson, 66, was southbound on Kansas Highway 25, approximately 16 miles south of Colby, when his 2004 Harley-Davidson left the roadway and entered the west ditch before coming to rest in a farm field.

Peterson was taken to Logan County Hospital, Oakley, where he was pronounced dead. The KHP said he was not wearing a helmet.