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Motorcycle Wreck on Wilson Lake Dam Injures Man

Motorcycle CrashA Hoisington man was injured and taken by ambulance to Russell Regional Hospital Monday evening after being involved in a motorcycle wreck on the Wilson Lake dam where the motorcycle he was driving left the roadway and went over the dam.

According to Russell County Undersheriff Max Barrett, Kelly Polzin of Hoisington suffered significant head injuries in the crash, but was standing and coherent following the incident. His current condition at the hospital is unknown.

Speed is believed to have been a contributing factor in the crash.

Along with EMS and other Sheriff's Deputies, Lucas Firefighters, a Corps of Engineers Officer and a Wildlife and Parks Officer responded.

The vehicle involved was a 2006 Honda registered to and driven by Polzin. The crash happened at just after 5 o'clock Monday evening.

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