Fatal motorcycle accident closes 119th Street in Olathe

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A motorcycle accident left one dead early Thursday afternoon in Olathe.

OLATHE, Kan. — Police in Olathe are investigating a deadly motorcycle accident that happened early Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened sometime after 11 a.m. near 119th and Clare, just west of K-7 in western Olathe.

The victim was identified as 35-year-old Tyson Graham of Olathe.

Officers say it does not appear any other vehicles were involved in the crash. The 35-year-old driver was not wearing a motorcycle helmet, which is not required in Kansas.

Police closed off 119th Street while they investigated. Anyone with information regarding the accident is urged to call Olathe Police at 913-971-7500 or 913-971-6950.

Police in Olathe have closed off 119th Street while they investigate the accident.

Police in Olathe have closed off 119th Street while they investigate the accident.