Motorcyclist killed in crash in Logan County

COLBY, Kansas— 66 year old Robert Petersen died when his motorcycle went off K161, 16 miles south of Colby, about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Troopers say he drove into a ditch and crashed in a corn field.

No word yet what made Petersen lose control. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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