A Gothenburg man was killed Thursday in a motorcycle crash southwest of Brady.

Russell Huff, 71, died in the crash about 4 miles west of Banner and Fort McPherson Roads, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said.

About 3:50 p.m., a passer-by reported Huff was unconscious and not breathing, the Sheriff's Office said. Deputies said Huff died at the crash scene.

An accident reconstructionist from the Sheriff's Office said a preliminary report indicated Huff was eastbound on Fort McPherson Road when he lost control of the motorcycle and it veered into a ditch.

Huff was wearing a helmet, the Sheriff's Office said.

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