Aug 05, 2022

Bicyclist killed in traffic accident Thursday night in Hutchinson

Posted Aug 05, 2022 2:42 PM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 46-year-old Hutchinson man riding a bicycle was killed when he hit an SUV at 10th and Severance in Hutchinson Thursday night.

According to Hutchinson Police Capt. Michael Collins, the accident happened just before 8:15 p.m. when the SUV, driven by 56-year-old Laurie Hinderliter, was southbound on Severance and collided with Heath Volkman on his bicycle in the 10th and Severance intersection.

Volkman was pronounced dead at the scene. Hinderliter was taken to Hutchinson Regional Medical Center to be checked out and was later released.

The Hutchinson police traffic unit continues to investigate the accident.