Jul 23, 2021 8:00 AM

Kan. man dies after motorcycle strikes a telephone pole

Posted Jul 23, 2021 8:00 AM

CHEROKEE COUNTY—A Kansas man died in an accident just after 4p.m. Thursday in Cherokee County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1997 motorcycle driven by Theodore G. Lane III, 20, Galena, was southbound on State Line Road and 21st Street in Galena.

The vehicle left the roadway, struck a telephone pole and the driver was ejected from the motorcycle.

Lane was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Frontier Forensics by Derfelt Funeral Home. He was wearing a helmet, according to the KHP.