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Accident takes leg, but not his spirit

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Andy Burton was on his way to work at the benefit concert for Sports Club owner Kevin Smith on the morning of June 12 when his motorcycle went out from underneath him on River Road north of Hudson.

"To be honest with you, I don't know how I crashed," Burton said from his parents' home in Hammond on Monday. "All I know is I came up over a hill and there was something in the road. I swerved around it, and my front end shook and dumped the bike in the road."


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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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