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Kansas man dies after motorcycle collision on Saturday

August 22, 2021 GMT

BOURBON COUNTY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man died after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle Saturday.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said the crash happened shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 69 in Bourbon County in southeast Kansas.

Authorities said the 2002 Harley Davidson that Ira Parnell Toshavik was driving crossed into oncoming traffic while going around a right-hand curve and collided with another vehicle. Toshavik of Gardner, Kansas, was thrown off the motorcycle because of the impact.

Toshavik was taken to a hospital in Fort Scott where he died.

The 38-year-old woman from Fort Scott who was driving the other vehicle reported having a headache and pain in her right ankle after the crash. Her father took her to the hospital for treatment.