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Wichita police officer killed in motorcycle accident

His son suffered critical injuries

April 28, 2018 - 1:32 am
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The Wichita Police Department has announced that an off-duty officer died Friday evening in an accident involving a motorcycle and a truck.  The accident occurred at 21st Street North and 167th Street West shortly after 8:15 p.m.

The off-duty officer was operating the motorcycle.  His 10-year-old son was a passenger and was transported to an area hospital with critical injuries. 

The accident is being investigated by the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office.

“The WPD family is greatly saddened by this tragic news,” WPD Chief Gordon Ramsay said.  “Our thoughts and prayers remain with the Officer’s family and those affected by this awful accident.”

Out of respect for the family, the officer's name is being witheld at this time.        

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