Wichita police release name of man killed in motorcycle crash


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Police have identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday as David Butterworth, 50, of Wichita.

Officers were in the 37th North and Rock Road area around 11:30 p.m. Sunday when they came upon the accident scene.

According to the Wichita Police Department, Butterworth was riding a motorcycle northbound on Rock Road at a high rate of speed and crashed with an SUV that was turning into a gas station.

The driver of the SUV was not injured.

Police say this is the 25th traffic fatality of 2021 and the third involving a motorcycle this year.

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