The driver of a semitrailer involved in a fatal motorcycle crash at Clinton Parkway and Iowa Street made an improper turn, failed to yield the right of way, and disregarded traffic signs, signals or markings, according to a Lawrence Police accident report.
Douglas Puckett, 43, of Portage, Ind., was killed when his motorcycle collided with the semitrailer at the intersection July 15. Police said Puckett was traveling east on Clinton Parkway and crashed into the semitrailer turning south onto Iowa Street.
Police identified the driver of the semitrailer as Daniel L. Arnold, 52, of Texas. Police are completing their investigation, which will be sent to the Douglas County District Attorney for consideration of charges.