HUTCHINSON, Kan. - A Hutchinson man is dead following a crash on Highway 50, west of South Hutchinson.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says it happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. Monday in the intersection at Dean Road. Troopers say a Chrysler Town and Country van, driven by a Hutchinson woman pulled off of Dean Road and into the path of a motorcycle that was traveling westbound on Highway 50.
The motorcycle collided with the side of the van. The rider, Michael Nelson, 33, of Hutchinson was pronounced dead at the scene.