Fatal traffic accident in southwest Kansas

March 21, 2019 - 5:11 am

One man is dead after a motorcycle accident in Haskell County.  It happened near the town of Sublette after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.  

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a pickup pulling a trailer westbound on U.S. 56 slowed down to turn onto a county road.  A motorcycle ran into the side of the trailer. The driver of the motorcycle, 71-year-old Richard Hidalgo, was taken to Satanta District Hospital where he died.  There were no other injuries reported.

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