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Injury accident on K-18

By Katherine Wartell

A motorcyclist suffered major facial injuries after striking a KDOT directional signal trailer while driving eastbound on the wrong side of the road on K-18 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

Lt. Josh Kyle said William Major III, 40, Riley, lost control of his black 2012 Harley Davidson Street Bob motorcycle after hitting the signal trailer.

Riley County EMS transported Major to Mercy Regional Health Center for his facial injuries.

Kyle said alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor and the accident is under investigation.

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