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Perry man taken to hospital after motorcycle crash Sunday

August 19, 2013

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A 50-year-old Perry man was taken to a hospital Sunday after a motorcycle crash near Topeka.

Michael L. Booth was traveling west on U.S. Highway 24, northeast of Topeka, when the 1995 Harley-Davidson motorcycle he was driving left the road and crashed into a grassy embankment about 2:15 p.m., according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.

The crash occurred when Booth attempted to take an exit to Kansas Highway 4, near the Jefferson County line. The motorcycle was moving too fast, according to the patrol.

Booth was transported to Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka with possible injuries. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, according to the patrol, but was using eye protection.

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