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Soldier Killed In Motorcycle Crash

KSAL Staff - September 6, 2013 6:13 am

A Fort Riley soldier is killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday evening.

According to the Kansas Highway Patol, 29-year-old Jose Laureano-Mercado was riding a Yamaha motorcycle north on McDowell Creek Road south of Manhattan. He failed to negotiate a curve and drove onto the gravel shoulder. The motorcycle struck a delineator post and Laureano-Mercado was ejected. 

Troopers say that Laureano-Mercado was wearing a helmet.

The crash happened at 5:30 Thursday evening 2.5 miles south of Manhattan on McDowell Creek Road.

Red Neck

September 7, 2013 at 1:38 am

What happened with the comment about the crouch rocket?

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