MARION COUNTY – A Milford teenager died after the bicycle he was riding struck a semi late Thursday morning.
According to a Kansas Highway Patrol accident report, a 1998 Peterbilt semi driven by Brendan Jay Reimer, 52, Hillsboro, was turning eastbound onto D Street from Ash Street in Hillsboro. At the same time, a bicycle, which had been on the sidewalk, went southbound into the intersection and struck the semi.
The bicycle rider, Trevor Dayton Adams Wullenweber, 13, Milford, was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to a Hillsboro funeral home. Reimer, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was not injured.
The accident happened at about 11 a.m., according to the KHP report.