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Olathe Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash

OLATHE, Kan. — Olathe police are investigating a crash involving a single motorcyclist on Monday night where the rider died from his injuries.

A news release from the police department says the initial investigation reveals that the motorcyclist was headed south on Northgate Street, left the roadway and struck a tree as they approached North Woodland Road. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Tuesday police identified him as Ronald Ater, 65, he was a resident of Olathe.

If you witnessed the crash or know anything that will help police, call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.