Bicyclist from Australia killed in Kansas crash


EUREKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a bicycle rider from Australia has been killed in a Kansas crash.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a car struck the bike from behind Monday on U.S. 54 east of the Greenwood County town of Eureka. The bicyclist landed in a ditch and was killed. The patrol identified the victim as 60-year-old Michael John Balfe. He was from the town of Claremont, a suburb of the Western Australian capital city of Perth.

The driver of the car wasn’t hurt.

No other information was immediately available.


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