Archive for Sunday, September 19, 1999


September 19, 1999


Accident kills


An employee of the Kmart distribution center in Lawrence died Saturday morning in a motorcycle accident along U.S. Highway 24 near Perry.

Donald D. Rake, 48, Lawrence, was heading westbound when he lost control of his motorcycle and flipped it about 9:40 a.m., according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Rake suffered fatal head injuries, the KHP said.

He was not wearing a helmet.

Additional information about the accident was not available Saturday.

  • An obituary for Mr. Rake appears on page 3B.

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