Police identify man killed in motorcycle accident in S. Wichita

Published: May. 27, 2020 at 9:45 PM CDT
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The Wichita Police Department identifies the man killed in Wednesday night's motorcycle crash near 42nd South and Seneca as 21-year-old Gauge Fuqua.

Fuqua was operating a 1981 Honda motorcycle traveling south on Seneca. A 37-year-old female was driving a grey Chrysler 300 going east on 42nd Street turned north onto Seneca. The motorcycle collided with the car, causing Fuqua's injuries, according to Officer Paul Cruz. No other injuries were reported.

Speed from the motorcycle rider and alcohol for the driver of the Chrysler are considered to be factors in the accident.

The crash is still under investigation.


One person is dead after Wednesday night crash involving a car and a motorcycle in south Wichita.

The crash happened a little before 8:30 p.m. near 42nd South and Seneca.

Late Wednesday night, Wichita police did not provide an update from the scene as it's early in its investigation into what happened.

Police indicated the department would release further information Thursday. We expect to learn more about what led up to the crash and the identity of the person killed.

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