Bicyclist Aaron Lee McKinney was killed by a driver near Hoxie on July 16th, struck from behind by a car on K-23 in Sheridan County.
The Hays Post reports:
A Kansas man was killed when a car hit his bicycle just after 11 a.m. on Wednesday in Sheridan County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a bicycle driven by Aaron Lee McKinney, 33, Hoxie was southbound on Kansas 23 eight miles south of Hoxie on the right side of the road.
A 2003 Pontiac driven by Kimberly Denise Lankas, 38, Atwood, was also southbound and struck the bicycle.
McKinney was thrown off the bike and landed in the west ditch. McKinney was pronounced dead at the scene.
No word yet on any charges against the driver for killing Mr. McKinney…
See also: Kansas Highway Patrol Crash Report
Aaron Lee McKinney is the fifth person to die while bicycling in Kansas in 2014. Kristina Brown was killed by a drunk driver on January 10th in Wichita, Kenneth Young collapsed and died from a medical condition near Admire on June 22, Craig McBroom died after colliding with a train in Wichita on June 23, and Mark Jilka was struck and killed near Manhattan on June 26.
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