Young Galva Area Boy Killed While Riding Motorized Bike
Associated Press - March 7, 2016 1:14 pm
Photo from McPherson County website
Authorities say a central Kansas boy has been killed while riding a motorized bike.
KAKE-TV reports that 10-year-old Nicholas Ratzlaff, of Galva, was killed Saturday afternoon near Galva.
McPherson County investigators said Nicholas was riding an off-road motorized bike when a pickup truck moved to the left to pass the bike. Investigators said Nicholas’ bike made a left turn in front of the truck and was struck.
Nicholas was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators said the motorized bike is not street legal.