RUSSELL COUNTY A Russell man died after a Friday night accident involving a motorcycle and a cow in Russell County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reports at approximately 10 p.m. Friday, James Howard Zordel, 59, was northbound on 189th Street 6.5 miles south of Interstate 70 when his 1992 Suzuki motorcycle collided with a black cow.

Zordel was pronounced dead and transported to Pohlman Verner Peeler Mortuary. He was not wearing a helmet, according to the report.