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Crash in Coffeyville kills Oklahoma man riding motorcycle

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 4:55 p.m.

A Oklahoma man died Saturday after he struck a car with his motorcycle, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report.

Denis S. Gallagher, 58, was riding south on U.S. 169 just north of the Kansas-Oklahoma border in Coffeyville when he crossed into oncoming traffic, the highway patrol said. He reportedly hit a 2003 four-door Toyota about 1 p.m., the agency said.

Gallagher died from his injuries. The other driver, 51-year-old Diana Howard, was not hurt, the highway patrol said.

Both are residents of South Coffeyville, Okla., according to the crash report.

Reach Amy Renee Leiker at 316-268-6644 or aleiker@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @amyreneeleiker.

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