Kansas man dies in motorcycle crash

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A 71-year-old man has died after his motorcycle crashed into a truck's trailer in southwest Kansas. 

The accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on Route 56 near Sublette. The Kansas Highway Patrol said a Chevy Silverado pulling a trailer was turning left onto a county road when a Harley-Davidson struck the trailer. 

The man on the motorcycle, Richard Hidalgo of Plains, was taken to a hospital in Satanta where he was pronounced dead. The patrol's online crash log states he was not wearing a helmet.  

The 34-year-old driver of the pickup was not hurt. 

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