Motorist dies in I-435 wreck in Johnson County

Motorist dies in I-435 wreck in Johnson County
Posted at 4:53 PM, Apr 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-12 22:28:42-04

SHAWNEE, Kan. – UPDATE 9:20 PM 4/12/2018: The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified the motorcyclist who died in a wreck on I-435 Thursday as Donald Attebery of Shawnee. 


A busy ramp was closed for a period of time Thursday afternoon while police investigated a deadly motorcycle wreck.

Authorities were dispatched to the ramp from northbound Interstate 435 to eastbound Shawnee Mission Parkway around 3:30 p.m. on a motorcycle wreck.

When paramedics and police arrived, they located a motorcycle more than 100 feet off the ramp in a grassy median.

The driver was located and pronounced dead on the scene.

The ramp remain closed during the early part of rush hour.