Manhattan man killed in bike-pickup crash

Near Manhattan, Kan (KSNT) -Kansas First News has an update to a story first brought to you Thursday night.

The Kansas Highway Patrol has confirmed a fatal accident in Riley County.

A pick-up truck was traveling southbound on K-177, three miles south of Manhattan when it hit a bicyclist from behind.

The cyclist 49-year-old Mark Jilka of Manhattan was killed.

Jilka was also traveling southbound on K-177 on the right shoulder.

The patrol says the pickup driver wasn’t injured.

 

 

 

 

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