Trooper: 49-year-old Kansas motorcyclist dies in Perry wreck after truck driver doesn't yield


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PERRY, Kansas — A motorcyclist in northeast Kansas has died after a pickup truck pulled in front of him.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says 49-year-old Kurt Lucas was killed Thursday near Perry-Lecompton High School. They say the 49-year-old truck driver didn't yield to the Lucas while making a turn.

Lucas tried to avoid the collision but hit the back of the truck. He wasn't wearing a helmet.

The truck driver wasn't injured.

No charges have been reported.

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