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One dead in Olathe motorcycle wreck

A person was killed in a motorcycle crash Monday evening at Northgate Street and North Woodland Road in Olathe.

The accident occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m.

Police said that initial reports indicate the motorcycle was traveling south on Northgate toward Woodland, left the roadway, and struck a tree.

The victim, who was not identified by police, was pronounced dead at the scene, a police report said.

Olathe Police were continuing to investigate the crash and asked that anyone with information about it to call police at 913-971-7500 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Mará Rose Williams: 816-234-4419, @marawilliamskc