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Thursday, February 4, 2021

Fatality motorcycle accident in Linn County Kansas

On 2/3/21 around 5:30pm the Kansas State Highway Patrol along with Linn County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on E 2200 Road .4 miles west of Young Road or 3 miles east of U69 Highway on 2200 Road in rural Linn County.

The Kansas State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2008 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by 52 year old Richard J. Coffey of Fulton, Kansas was westbound when the bike crossed over the centerline of traffic and struck the 2007 Chevrolet Truck driven by 37 year old Matthew S. Vanpelt of Raymore, Missouri head on.

Mr. Coffey was pronounced dead at the scene of this accident and he was transported to Schneider Funeral Home. Mr. Vanpelt wasn't injured in this accident.