Vancouver biker killed in Nebraska accident identified

By Bob Albrecht, Columbian Staff Reporter

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Updated: June 27, 2011, 9:21 PM

 

A 51-year-old Vancouver man died Saturday night in a motorcycle accident in the Nebraska Panhandle.

Kenneth Dale Morton of Vancouver was riding westbound on Interstate 80 near Kimball, Neb., at about 10 p.m. Saturday when he lost control of his motorcycle and slid into the median, according to the Lincoln Journal Star newspaper. The bike slid into the median and rolled, throwing the rider back into the westbound passing lane of the interstate.

Morton died at the scene, the newspaper reported.