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Hoxie man killed when bike struck by car

7/17/2014

HOXIE (HNS) -- A Hoxie man fatally was injured Wednesday when his bicycle was struck by a car on Kansas Highway 23, approximately 8 miles south of Hoxie.

HOXIE (HNS) -- A Hoxie man fatally was injured Wednesday when his bicycle was struck by a car on Kansas Highway 23, approximately 8 miles south of Hoxie.

Aaron L. McKinney, 33, was struck from behind while riding in the southbound lane at 11:22 a.m. by a car driven by Kimberly D. Lankas, 38, Atwood, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.

The KHP report said McKinney's bicycle was on the right-hand side of the road when it was struck, and McKinney was thrown off the bike and landed in the ditch.

Lankas, who was listed as possibly injured, was transported to Sheridan County Hospital. She was wearing a seatbelt, and McKinney was wearing a helmet, according to the report.