Motorcyclist dies after crash in Olathe

Posted at 10:07 PM, Jul 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-16 23:50:18-04

A man is dead after a pickup truck hit his motorcycle on K-7 Highway in Olathe.

Police officers responded to the accident that occurred in the 1000 block of Northbound K-7 Highway near Harold Street on Saturday at 7:24 p.m.

Initial reports indicate that the pickup truck traveling North on K-7 Highway, struck the motorcycle as it was making a left turn onto Harold Street from Southbound K- 7 Highway. The 49-year-old male motorcyclist died at the scene. The 23-year-old male driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

Police are still investigating the crash. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7500 or 913-971-6950.




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