Injuries in Beatrice Motorcycle Mishap

BEATRICE –  A stuck throttle apparently led to a motorcycle accident that injured the Gage County Emergency Management Coordinator, at around 5:30 p.m., Tuesday.

Beatrice Police report 47-year-old Timothy Stutzman was pulling his motorcycle into a gas station along Court Street when the throttle apparently stuck, on his 1986 Kawasaki.  Stutzman laid the bike down to avoid striking a building.

He was taken to Beatrice Community Hospital for treatment of injuries.  He was later transferred to a Lincoln Hospital for further examination.  Stutzman was wearing a helmet, during the accident.

There was about $500 damage to the motorcycle.

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