One woman dead after single motorcycle crash in Shawnee County

By Gretchen Koenen
KSNT – June 4, 2018

One woman is dead after a single motorcycle crash in Shawnee County.

According to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, it happened around 6:15 Sunday night in the 7400 block of SW 61st St.

When deputies arrived on scene they started giving medical assistance to the passenger of the motorcycle, a 62-year old female.

She suffered a head injury and was transported to Stormont Vail Hospital where she later died.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 55-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and refused medical attention at the scene.

An initial investigation indicates the motorcycle was traveling west in the 7400 block of SW 61st St. when the motorcycle got a flat rear tire. The motorcycle became unstable and went down on the pavement.

Both occupants were wearing helmets. There were no other vehicles involved.

Their names are being withheld until family is notified.

 

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