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Russell Man Injured in Cloud County Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle CrashA Russell man was injured Tuesday evening in Cloud County after being involved in a high speed motorcycle chase with Concordia Police and later crashing on a dirt road.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 46-year-old Roger B. Schmidt was transported by ambulance to the Cloud County Health Center with unspecified injuries.

Schmidt was fleeing from a Concordia Police unit southbound from Concordia and then westbound on Noble Road in his 2006 Harley Davidson. He then crossed Kansas Highway 9 onto a dirt road and crashed. The crash occurred three miles south and four miles west of Concordia at 10:30 PM Tuesday.

The KHP says Schmidt was not wearing a helmet.

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