According to Cherry County Attorney Eric A. Scott, a Beatrice, Nebraska man has died in an accident north of Valentine, Nebraska.
Robert Paul Maples, age 25, was killed early Monday afternoon, May 29, 2017, when the motorcycle he was driving collided nearly head on with a minivan on U.S. Hwy 83 approximately 9 miles north of Valentine, on the Nebraska/South Dakota border. The driver of the minivan was transported to the Cherry County Hospital and released.