MCPHERSON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — A motorcyclist from McPherson was killed in a crash with a semitrailer Wednesday. It happened near 14th Avenue and Comanche Road around 2 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies say the victim, identified as 37-year-old Michael L. Heitkotter, died on the scene. An investigation revealed that he was southbound on 14th Avenue when he hit a westbound semitrailer that failed to yield.