Chanute Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A 75 year old man was killed in a two vehicle crash in Allen County. The accident occurred at 9:12 on September 7th. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, John D. Davis, of Chanute, KS, was driving his motorcycle northbound on U169 and tried to pass vehicle 2 and struck it on the right driver’s side. Vehicle 2 was also driving northbound, and attempting to make a left turn onto West Virginia Road.

KHP confirms that Davis was wearing a helmet. Vehicle 2 driver, 54 of Iola, KS, was wearing his safety restraint, and suffered no injuries.

Next of kin was notified by Kansas Highway Patrol.