Fort Riley Soldier Killed in Motorcycle Accident

FORT RILEY, Kan. - Sgt. Steven R. Walker, 26, died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident June 21 near the Estes Road Access Control Point to Fort Riley.

Walker was riding his motorcycle when he lost control and crossed the center line striking the perimeter fence to Fort Riley. He was transported to Irwin Army Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Walker was assigned to 610th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. He returned from a deployment to Iraq in April 2008.

An accident investigation is underway.


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