Sheriff’s Office asks for help after motorcyclist dies in semi-truck accident in Geary Co.

Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 4:11 PM CDT
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GEARY CO., Kan. (WIBW) - Traffic returned to normal Friday night at US 77 Highway and K-57 Highway, where a wreck earlier in the day killed a motorcyclist.

The Geary Co. Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating the wreck, along with the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Authorities say a motorcycle collided with a tractor-trailer rig around 1:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at the intersection.

According to the Sheriff’s office, the victim, the driver of the motorcycle, was Edward Eugene Jones, 54, of Junction City.

The Sheriff’s Office said it is asking for the public’s help. If anyone witnessed the accident and is willing to talk, they should contact the Geary Co. Sheriff’s Office immediately at 785-238-2261 or Dispatch at 785-762-5912.

KHP initially thought its work investigating the scene would have traffic restricted until midnight, however, it returned to normal around 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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