Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a dump truck

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LEAVENWORTH COUNTY (KSNT) – A 34-year-old motorcyclist was killed when he struck a dump truck Tuesday morning in Leavenworth County.

William Guthrie, 34, of Tonganoxie, died when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a dump truck at US-24 and Stone Creek Drive. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, the dump truck exited a “controlled construction site and made a U-turn in the intersection of Stone Creek Drive, against a red light.”

Guthrie was eastbound on US-24, attempted to avoid the truck, but according to the KHP, hit the driver’s side door of the dump truck.

Guthrie was wearing his helmet according to the KHP log.

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