Leavenworth Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Published 06/05 2014 08:07PM

Updated 06/05 2014 08:13PM

(ATCHISON COUNTY, Kan.) A 29-year-old Leavenworth, Kansas man was killed Thursday afternoon after crashing his motorcycle in rural Atchison County.

According to the Atchison County Sheriff's Office, Leonard Wilkens died after losing control of his Suzuki motorcycle. Deputies received the call around 4:45 p.m. Wilkens was found near 210th Road and Thomas Road, southwest of Atchison, Kansas.

Deputies say Wilkens was dead when they arrived. It's believed, Wilkens lost control of the bike on loose gravel and drove off the side of the road.

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.