Two cyclists died after being hit March 28 on U.S. Highway 160 in Barber County.
A Medicine Lodge man with Pratt connections and a South Carolina man were killed in a vehicle vs bicycle accident on March 28, just west of Medicine Lodge.
James Ramey, 44 of Mulvane, was eastbound on U.S. 160 in a 2018 Ford Focus about a mile west of Medicine Lodge when he struck, from behind, two eastbound bicyclists, 64-year-old Robert Christensen of Medicine Lodge and 56-year-old Thomas Foust of West Columbia, South Carolina, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol online crash log.
Christensen was transported to Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital where he died. Foust was pronounced dead at the scene. Ramey was not injured.
Kansas law requires three feet between bicyclists and passing motorists on state roads and highways.