Manhattan accident kills one


Emergency crews including the Kansas Highway Patrol, Riley County EMS, and the Riley County Police Department responded to a fatal collision near the 102 mile marker of Pillsbury Drive in Riley County on Friday . This collision involved a cyclist and a Dodge pickup truck which had collided.

The collision left cyclist, Mark Jilka, 49, of Manhattan deceased.

 The Riley County Police Department is documenting the incident in order to present it to the Riley County Attorney’s office for review.


No arrests have been made at this time.

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