February 29, 2024

Two in critical condition after wrecking a motorcycle in Garden City parking lot

Garden City, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – On August 14, 2022, at around 1:30 A.M., Officers of the Garden City Police Department were dispatched to 2302 E. Kansas Avenue (Ollie’s Bargain Outlet), where a motorcycle had crashed and was on fire.

When Officers arrived, they located the driver, identified as Jedediah Clepper (23), Garden City, KS, and Mayra Lucero (17), Garden City, KS, lying on the ground with significant injuries.

The investigation revealed that Clepper was driving recklessly through the parking lot when the motorcycle struck a cart corral. The collision caused the motorcycle to skid, ejecting both Clepper and Lucero. When the motorcycle came to a rest, it caught fire.

Both individuals were flown to Wichita due to the extent of their injuries. The investigation is ongoing.