Archive for Monday, August 13, 2012

Tonganoxie man killed in motorcycle accident on U.S. 24-40

August 13, 2012

A 47-year-old Tonganoxie man died in a motorcycle accident late Sunday near Tonganoxie.

The accident occurred about 11:10 p.m. a mile south of Tonganoxie on U.S. Highway 24-40.

The motorcyclist, Elias Velasquez, was heading toward Tonganoxie when he lost control of a 1991 Harley Davidson Sportser and went off the road to the right, according to Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office reports. Velasquez was thrown from the bike and hit a warning sign and a guard rail. The bike continued into the ditch, where it came to rest.

Emergency personnel pronounced Velasquez dead at the scene, reports said.

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