MCPHERSON, Kan. (KSNW) – The McPherson Police Department said an 18-year-old high school student died in a motorcycle crash. The crash happened late Tuesday in the 900 block of East Avenue A.
The victim, Jon P. Oakes, was transported to a Wichita hospital. He died hours later.
Police said the investigation indicates excessive speed, inexperience with a motorcycle, and a lack of motorcycle endorsement as contributing factors in the crash.