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1 dead, 2 uninjured in motorcycle crash near Lake Shawnee

Authorities confirm one person is dead after a motorcycle accident near Lake Shawnee (7/23/21)
Authorities confirm one person is dead after a motorcycle accident near Lake Shawnee (7/23/21)(WIBW)
Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 9:07 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A 46-year-old male died as a result of injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident in the 3100 block of SE Croco Road Friday night.

A gray 2012 Honda CRV was attempting to turn north onto Croco Road from the Swim Beach parking lot when it was struck by a red 2000 Suzuki motorcycle traveling southbound on Croco Road.

The driver of the motorcycle, Terrell M. Myers (46) of Topeka, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The two occupants of the Honda, a 46-year-old female and a 46-year-old male, were not injured.

Preliminary investigation shows speed may have been a factor. This accident is still under investigation. The Shawnee Heights Fire Department and AMR assisted at the scene.

On Friday, just before 9 p.m., the Shawnee County Sheriff Office responded to a fatality accident in the 3100 block of SE Croco Road.

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Authorities confirm one person is dead after a motorcycle accident near Lake Shawnee.

Shawnee Co. Dispatch got the call just before 9 p.m. from the 3200 block of SE Croco Rd. The area is near the entrance to the parking area for Adventure Cove.

The motorcycle and a heavily damaged SUV were both found at the scene.

This is a developing story. 13 NEWS will provide updated information as it becomes available.

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