On May 5, 2023 at approximately 6:45 PM a single-vehicle (motorcycle) accident occurred on State Route MM at NE County Road 14243 in northeastern Bates County. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle and transferred to a trauma facility in Kansas City, where he later died resultant to this crash.
The decedent is identified as Ronald L. Nash, 58.
Thoughts and prayers to all family and friends.
Greg D. Mullinax
Bates County Coroner