A man in his 60s was killed Wednesday night when a small sedan collided with the motorized bicycle he was riding in south Wichita, police said.
The collision was reported just after 9 p.m. at K-15 and 31st Street South, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:19 p.m.
Both vehicles were traveling south on K-15 just south of the intersection with 31st Street South when they collided just before 9 p.m., Lt. Drew Seiler said. The force of the impact drove both vehicles farther south along K-15.
The collision happened across from a QuikTrip, and Seiler said several witnesses stayed on the scene to try to provide assistance to the injured man. He was not wearing reflective clothing even though he was riding at night, Seiler said.
The motorized bicycle was so badly crumpled in the collision it's not immediately clear whether it had the required tail light and headlight, Seiler said.
The man was identified as Richard Shockley, 64, of Wichita, by Wichita police Officer Charley Davidson on Thursday.
A 23-year-old woman was driving the 2013 Hyundai Elantra that hit the bicycle, Davidson said. She was not injured.
Southbound K-15 remained closed at the intersection with 31st Street South nearly two hours after the collision occurred.