Archive for Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Collision with trailer kills motorcyclist

July 17, 2007


Man involved in motorcycle accident passes away

A motorcycle accident Sunday night East of Tonganoxie claims the life of a Leavenworth man. Enlarge video

A 26-year-old Leavenworth man died after a collision Sunday evening east of Tonganoxie.

According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, at 7:42 p.m. Sunday, Garwin D. Kelly Jr. was driving his 2006 Suzuki motorcycle east on U.S. Highway 24-40 near 206th Street when he ran into a trailer being pulled by a 1979 International truck.

The truck's driver, Lawrence Eisermann, 69, Tonganoxie, was not injured.

Kelly was wearing a helmet.


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