Douglas County Jail Lt. Killed in Bicycle Accident

By: Brian Dorman Email
By: Brian Dorman Email

Lawrence Police say that Douglas County Sheriffs are investigating a fatal bicycle accident that involved one of their own.

Lt. Kari Wempe with Lawrence Police Department has now confirmed the man killed is Douglas County Jail Operations Lt. David Dillon, 44-years-old.

Dillon has served as Jail Operations Lt. for the past 26 years.

Lt. Wempe says Dillon collided with a car at 7:45 AM Saturday morning. The accident is reported to have happened on the 1900 block of north 1400 road.

Lt. Wempe says specific details of the investigation will be released through the Kansas Highway Patrol. It cannot be confirmed at this time if Dillon struck a vehicle or if the vehicle struck him.

The Sheriff's continue to investigate the accident by interviewing witnesses.

Stay with 13 News as we continue to follow this developing story.

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