A Lansing man was killed over the weekend in a motorcycle accident in northern Leavenworth County, according to a report from the Sheriff's Office.
The accident was reported at 12:31 p.m. Saturday on Mt. Olivet Road east of 175th Street. EMS personnel attempted to resuscitate Rodney L. Fausett, 56, Lansing, but he was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the report.
Fausett was the driver of the motorcycle that crashed. The motorcycle came to rest on top of him in a ditch.
Undersheriff Jim Sherley said a helmet was found with the motorcycle but there's no indication Fausett had been wearing it at the time of the accident.
There were no preliminary indications that alcohol was a factor in the crash.