Carrier had heart attack before motorcycle crash

WICHITA — Preliminary autopsy reports show that Public Works Director Chris Carrier had a heart attack before he crashed his motorcycle into a curb in Riverside at low speed, city spokesman Van Williams said this afternoon.

A witness who was driving near Carrier saw him veer into a curb at about 10 to 12 miles per hour Sunday afternoon.

Carrier was wearing a helmet.

The witness lifted the Victory motorcycle off Carrier. He was unconscious at the time, the witness told police.

Carrier, 62, was later pronounced dead.

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