Man Found Injured on Railroad Tracks in Dodge City Dies

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(Dodge City, KS) (westernkansasnews.com) 

Dodge City Police are investigating the discovery of an injured man found on railroad tracks off of West Market.  Police Chief Craig Mellecker reports that 41-year old Gerard Bazan was found on the railroad tracks suffering from severe blunt force trauma injuries.  The victim was found by a passerby at approximately 2:20 a.m. on Tuesday.  Bazan was rushed to Western Plains Regional Hospital for treatment before being transferred to a Wichita hospital where he he died from his injuries. 

Mellecker says the preliminary investigation indicates that Bazan had been driving a motorcycle westbound on Market when for an undetermined reason he locst control of the motorcycle and was ejected.  The fatal crash remains under investigation.