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Archive for Monday, June 28, 2010

Two injured in motorcycle accident on Highway 40 south of Lecompton

June 28, 2010, 3:23 p.m. Updated June 28, 2010, 9:48 p.m.

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500 block of Highway 40

A LifeStar helicopter was called to the scene of an injury accident south of Lecompton on Monday afternoon.

According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, two Bonner Springs residents were riding their motorcycle eastbound on Highway 40 when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned.

Gary Titsworth, 63, and Ruth Titsworth, 62, were taken to Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka about 2:30 p.m. Monday. A Stormont-Vail representative Monday evening said she could not release information regarding the victims' conditions.

Both riders were reported to have been wearing helmets.

Comments

Stacy Napier 3 years, 9 months ago

If that was the case all the accidents on I-70 would be north of Lawrence which tells you nothing about their location.

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Stacy Napier 3 years, 9 months ago

And 40 Highway doesn't run north and south. It is an east and west road, so the correct title should be 'on 40 Highway East of Lecompton', regardless of the accual compass reading back to Lecompton.

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workinghard 3 years, 9 months ago

Thank you for wearing helmets. Hope you are better soon.

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marcirae18 3 years, 9 months ago

Actually none of the above happened! And I know this because I was there. So people need to stop making accusations on what happened.

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OonlyBonly 3 years, 9 months ago

My bets on 1) somebody pulled out in front of 'em or 2) somebody passing cut them off. Any takers?

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