At 2:55 p.m. Aug. 10, an officer of the McPherson Police Department witnessed a motorcycle traveling eastbound on Kansas Avenue at a high rate of speed. Officers with the McPherson Police Department caught up to the motorcycle on Hartup at Avenue A.
The motorcycle fled from the officers westbound on Avenue A at a high rate of speed. The motorcycle left the city limits continuing west bound on Kiowa Road. A Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper got involved in the pursuit as it was nearing the Rice County line. The pursuit ended when officers lost sight of the individual, who was traveling at dangerously high rates of speed on unmaintained county roadways. The subject has been identified.