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Motorcycle crash in Pott County

By The Mercury

A motorcyclist was seriously injured Friday night after he was struck by another vehicle at US 24 and Hoffman Lane, near the Dick Edwards dealership.

Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said Burton Lovgren, 57, Manhattan, had been driving his Harley Davidson on US 24, when a Ford pick-up truck driven by Gary Edwards, 57, Manhattan, pulled out of Hoffman Lane in front of Lovgren.

Riat said Edwards did not see Lovgren’s motorcycle.

Lifestar transported Lovgren to a Topeka hospital, Riat said.

The accident occurred at about 7 p.m. Friday.

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