Roadside Crosses in Harvey County, Kansas

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

Many roadside memorials have been placed in Harvey County over the years.  Many more deaths from motorcycle accidents were never marked by a roadside cross.

This page is dedicated to the memory of those whose lives were effected by these roadside accidents in Harvey County.  Information for this page was derived from the book, Sudden Stops:  Roadside Crosses in Harvey County by Darren McMannis.

Michael Joe Rogers

Michael Rogers, 56, of Inman died Wednesday (July 3, 2013) of injuries from a motorcycle accident — the motorcycle he was riding apparently hit a deer Tuesday.  At 4:52 a.m., Tuesday Harvey County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 10000 block of N. Hesston Road in...

Gina Metzler

Memorial set for Metzler children of Kansas whose parents died in accident.  Mike and Gina Metzler of Newton, Kansas were killed in a motorcycle accident late Thursday, August 17. The family has been active with USA Wrestling/Kansas programs.Two of their five...

Mike Metzler

Memorial set for Metzler children of Kansas whose parents died in accident.  Mike and Gina Metzler of Newton, Kansas were killed in a motorcycle accident late Thursday, August 17. The family has been active with USA Wrestling/Kansas programs.Two of their five...

J. H. Sanders

J. H. Sanders Killed.  Neck Broken While Trying Out New Motorcycle Near Newton. J. H. Sanders, a former Hutchinson young man, was killed in a motorcycle accident near Newton, word of the accident being received here today.  Sanders was trying out a new machine and was...

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