Archive for Thursday, September 20, 2012

Motorcyclist dies from injuries received in Douglas County accident

September 20, 2012


A 33-year-old Lawrence man hospitalized after a motorcycle accident Sunday has died.

Gary Michael Lee Prather, on his 33rd birthday, was with a group of cyclists from a church outing about 3 p.m. Sunday when he lost control on a turn on County Road 458, near the turnoff to go to Lone Star Lake, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Prather, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle and later taken by LifeStar ambulance to Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka.

According to Prather’s obituary, he died the day after the accident.


Jean Robart 3 years ago

And a celebration of his life will be held Friday morning at 10:00 Friday at Lawrence Heights Christian Church.

costello 3 years ago

Extremely sad. My condolences.

garyr 3 years ago

Looks like heaven got another angel!!!

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