GOP candidate for Neosho County Commission killed in crash
August 23, 2020
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican candidate running against a Neosho County commissioner was killed after his motorcycle was hit by a car.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said Christopher D. Ellis, 31, died from injuries sustained when a 79-year-old Parsons woman driving a Buick Regal crossed into the lane he was riding and struck him Sunday afternoon about three miles north of Erie.
Ellis was driving a 2009 Harley Davidson north on highway U-59 and the Buick was southbound.
Ellis was running against incumbent David Orr for the Neosho County Commission seat in District 2, the Wichita Eagle re...