Police Identify Motorcycle Rider Hurt In Crash Thursday

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Topeka Police have identified Thursday's motorcycle victim as 28 year old Solomon Omega Smith.

Their preliminary investigation indicates he was heading north on SW Lincoln St. shortly before 1:00 p.m. when he ran into the side of the Stormont car crossing on SW 7th St. A witness said the rider ran a stop sign, but police have not confirmed it,

Police said he wasn't wearing a helmet and had to be taken to a local emergency room for treatment.

Anyone with information about the wreck is asked to call the Topeka Police Dept. at (785) 368-9551 or Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.


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