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August 23, 2014

Man dies in motorcycle accident in Sumner County

The Kansas Highway Patrol said Roger L. Watermiller of Milton was driving south on Argonia Road near 90th Avenue North in Sumner County when he failed to negotiate a curve and traveled into a ditch.

A 54-year-old man died Saturday after he was ejected from a motorcycle about three miles south of Milton, near Norwich.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said Roger L. Watermiller of Milton was driving south on Argonia Road near 90th Avenue North in Sumner County when he failed to negotiate a curve and traveled into a ditch. There, Watermiller struck a sign and was thrown from the motorcycle, the highway patrol said in a crash report.

The fatal crash happened at 11:10 a.m. Milton is about 30 miles southwest of Wichita, along K-42.

Reach Amy Renee Leiker at 316-268-6644 or aleiker@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @amyreneeleiker.

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