Bicyclist killed in crash with semi in Norton County

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Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 9:13 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A California man was killed Monday when the bicycle he was riding was struck from behind by a semi-trailer.

The crash happened just before 8 p.m. on U36 in Norton County. The semi-trailer and bicyclist, 68-year-old Robert Schlange of Sierra City, Calif, were traveling west when the bicycle was struck, knocking it and Schlange into the ditch.

Schlange was wearing a helmet. The driver of the semi-trailer was not injured.

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