A crash on US-40 near Topeka killed a Baldwin City woman and a Meriden man who were on a motorcycle

The Kansas Freeway Patrol is investigating circumstances of a two-motor vehicle crash in which a Meriden guy and a Baldwin Metropolis female died Friday night on US-40 highway east of Topeka.

A Baldwin City girl and a Meriden man died Friday when the motorbike they were being riding went onto its side and still left of heart just before colliding with a auto on US-40 freeway east of Topeka.

Killed had been Christopher R. Hodgkiss, 40, of Meriden, and Jinny L. Fratiello, 32, of Baldwin City, in accordance to a Kansas Highway Patrol incident report.

The crash occurred at 7:26 p.m. Friday, on US-40 about two-tenths of a mile east of S.E. Shawnee Heights Highway, the report reported.

It stated Hodgkiss was the driver and Fratiello the passenger on a 2003 Kawasaki Ninja bike, which was westbound on US-40 when it went remaining of centre and on to its side for an unfamiliar motive.

The motorbike continued westbound “at a sideways movement” right before getting to be concerned in a collision with a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Tina L. Jefferson, 54, of Lawrence, who was eastbound on US-40, the accident report reported.

It indicated Jefferson experienced no apparent injuries but was taken to be checked out at Lawrence’s Memorial Clinic.

Hodgkiss and Fratiello were not carrying helmets or eye safety, the incident report reported.

Jefferson was carrying a seat belt, it reported.

Tim Hrenchir can be attained at [email protected] or 785-213-5934.

This post initially appeared on Topeka Money-Journal: Male, female die immediately after motorcycle goes remaining of middle on US-40 highway