Junction City man injured after fleeing KHP on motorcycle

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JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A suspect fleeing police on a motorcycle was hospitalized after exiting Interstate 70 and overturning.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Connor Arthur Amiot, of Junction City, was westbound on I-70 Saturday at around 12:40 a.m., fleeing from law enforcement on a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle. After taking exit 301 at a high rate of speed, Amiot lost control of the bike and overturned.

Amiot was transported to Irwin Army Community Hospital with a suspected minor injury. The crash log report says he was wearing a helmet.

Formal charges against Amiot haven’t been released.

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