One man died in an accident involving three motorcycles near Lawrence on Saturday.
The accident occurred about 5 p.m. Saturday on U.S. Route 24 in southern Jefferson County.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Todd Stevenson, 47, of Gladstone, Mo., was driving his motorcycle westbound on U.S. 24. While attempting to pass on the curve near milepost 389, Stevenson’s Harley-Davidson struck a group of motorcyclists, a KHP report said.
Stevenson was transported to Stormont Vail Health Healthcare in Topeka, where he later died from his injuries.
Garrett Dougherty, 42, of Lenexa, was driving one of the struck motorcycles, according to the KHP. Dougherty was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center with unknown injuries. His condition was unknown Sunday morning.
Shawn Galichia, 42, and Andrea Galichia, 38, both of Leavenworth, were on the third motorcycle. Both were treated on scene by EMTs and released, the KHP report said.