The Ottumwa Courier

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July 21, 2013

Osky motorcycle accident leaves one dead

OSKALOOSA — A Churdan man is dead following a motorcycle accident.

Matthew D. Kraft, 31, of Rockwell City, and Sammy L. Baugh, 61, of Churdan, were each driving motorcycles heading northeast on Merino Avenue south of Oskaloosa at approximately 1:22 a.m. Sunday.

Kraft lost control of his motorcycle and drove onto the shoulder, coming to a stop in the northeast ditch. Baugh then lost control of his motorcycle and also entered the northeast ditch.

Kraft sustained injuries, but Baugh was killed.

The investigation is ongoing.

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