Police ID man killed while crossing busy Olathe street on scooter

Updated: 2012-04-17T15:28:53Z

Police this morning identified the man killed while trying to cross a busy street on a scooter as Lloyd O. Ackers, 85, of Olathe.

An eastbound sport utility vehicle struck Ackers about 2 p.m. Friday as he was trying to cross Santa Fe Street just west of Ridgeview Road. Ackers was not in a crosswalk.

The woman driving the SUV stopped and was interviewed by police.

| Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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