WICHITA — A 25-year-old man died this afternoon after his motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck in the Delano neighborhood, authorities said.
The crash occurred at about 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of First And Meridian, said Sgt. Phil Smith of the Wichita police.
The truck driver told investigators he was driving north on Meridian and made a left turn onto First.
"He saw the motorcyclist at Second Street," Smith said. "Figuring he had a block, he went ahead and made the turn."
Witnesses told police the motorcycle appeared to be going at a high rate of speed and crashed into the back end of the turning pickup.
The motorcycle driver was dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet, Smith said
The investigation is continuing, and police have not released the name of the deceased, pending notification of relatives.
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