It took a little doing, but law enforcement and an EMS unit in Stafford County managed to find a 33-year-old Larned man who had a collision on his motorcycle with a deer in northwest Reno County and was flown to a Wichita hospital for treatment.
It started around 3:40 a-m, Saturday morning, Reno County Dispatch advised of a possible motorcycle vs deer injury accident that may have occurred in Reno County.
Great Bend Dispatch advised that they received a 911 call from Brad Poe who stated he left Wichita and had crashed, but didn’t know where he was. Deputies began searching the blacktops at this time and around 3:45 a-m, a Stafford County Deputy found the accident .4 Miles East of 95th & Salt Marsh in Reno County.
When Reno County Sheriff Deputy David Post arrived, the rider Bradley Poe was already being treated with serious injuries by Stafford County EMS. He was transported to Stafford Hospital where he was then airlifted to a Wichita hospital by a Midwest Lifeteam helicopter.
Poe was traveling west on 95th when he struck a deer causing his motorcycle to leave the road and slide into the ditch. Poe was wearing his helmet.