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Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Deer

Associated Press - June 11, 2013 4:57 pm

A 38-year-old man has died after his motorcycle collided with a deer on a central Kansas highway.

A 38-year-old man has died after his motorcycle collided with a deer on a central Kansas highway.

A 38-year-old man has died after his motorcycle collided with a deer on a central Kansas highway.

The crash happened in Barton County around 9 p.m. Monday. Authorities identified the man as Daniel Otipoby, of Ellinwood.

The Barton County sheriff’s office says Otipoby was riding east on U.S. 56 when a deer crossed his path. The collision threw the victim off the motorcycle, which traveled several hundred feet before coming to rest.

Otipoby was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Associated Press information from: KWCH-TV