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2006 News Releases

October 6, 2006
For More Information Contact:
Officer Katherine Finnell, Public Information Office , 402 441-7226

Wilber man dies in Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Steven Sutton, age 51, of Wilber Nebraska has died as a result of the injuries he sustained in a one vehicle motorcycle accident in Lincoln on September 25th, 2006. The accident occurred at 7:25 P.M. on South Folsom between W. Prospector and W. South Street. According to the investigation and witnesses, Mr. Sutton was driving his 2004 Harley Davidson Motorcycle Northbound on S. Folsom at a high rate of speed as he passed through the intersection of W. Prospector. Mr. Sutton left the roadway on the east side of the road, losing control of his vehicle, causing it to roll. Steven Sutton was transported to Bryan LGH West Hospital. Steven Sutton died on Friday, October 6, 2006, at 3:13 A.M. Mr. Sutton is the ninth traffic related fatality in Lincoln so far in 2006, of which three have been driving motorcycles.

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