Motorcycle Accident Claims the Life of Nebraska Rider

PLATTSOUTH – Cass County sheriff’s deputies responded to a fatality accident Friday involving a truck and motorcycle at the intersection Highway 43 and Shire Drive.

Chris Badman, 47, of Middle Island South Bend, Neb. was driving his 2008 Victory motorcycle  on the highway. Investigators say the truck and semi-trailer, driven by 27-year-old Michael Bauman of Rock Rapids, Iowa, turned left at Shire Drive in front of Badman.

The motorcycle struck the rear of the truck cab and front of the flatbed trailer.

A Cass County Deputy was on scene within minutes responding from Eagle and pronounced Badman dead upon his arrival.

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