Fatality wreck

A 52-year-old Wathena man was killed and a 57-year-old Osawatomie woman suffered possible serious injury when the 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was driving crashed on John Brown Road about 6:30 p.m. Friday in eastern Franklin County.

Robert D. Cluck was killed when the westbound motorcycle left the roadway while he was negotiating a curve just south of Utah Road. The Harley Davidson FLHTCU went down and embankment where Cluck and his passenger, Pamela Jean Cluck, both fell from the motorcycle, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.

Pamela Cluck was transported to Overland Park Regional hospital with suspected serious injury, according to the highway patrol report. She was wearing a helmet.

Robert Cluck was transported to an area hospital where he died a short time later, according to the report. He was not wearing a helmet, according to the report.

News Editor Doug Carder can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or doug.carder@miconews.com.

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