Motorcyclist killed while fleeing from Kansas police

August 06, 2018 - 6:57 pm

Authorities say a motorcyclist has been killed while fleeing from officers in northeast Kansas.

KMBC-TV reports that Gilford Lee Sherley, 64, of Paola, drove off at a high rate of speed Friday night after Osawatomie police tried to stop him for multiple traffic violations. The Miami County Sheriff's Office says Sherley then went off the side of the rode and crashed into a tree.

No one else was riding on the motorcycle with Sherley. The crash remains under investigation.



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