Motorcycle crash kills Horton man in Jackson County
JACKSON CO., Kan. (WIBW) - A Horton man is dead after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a ditch in Jackson County on Wednesday.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, just before 12:00 p.m., Ronnie Wewenis, 58, of Horton, was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson northbound on U.S. Highway 75 just north of Netawaka.
While attempting to pass another vehicle, Wewenis lost control of the motorcycle, crashed into a ditch, and was thrown off of the bike.
Wewenis was pronounced dead at the scene. KHP said he was not wearing a helmet.
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