Man killed after motorcycle strikes cow

A 46-year-old Winfield man was killed Saturday night after the motorcycle he was riding struck an Angus cow standing on K-15 near Dexter.

Todd Gritzmaker was northbound on K-15 when his motorcycle struck the cow and Gritzmaker lost control of the bike as it entered the west ditch at K-15 mile marker 19, or two miles north of the city of Dexter in Cowley County.

A passenger on the motorcycle was ejected. The driver stayed with the bike till it came to rest in the ditch.

Cassandra Gritzmaker, age 48, was taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.