NETAWAKA, Kan. (KAKE) - A 58-year-old man has died after crashing his motorcycle in northeast Kansas on Wednesday.

The accident happened at around 11:40 a.m. on U.S. 75 north of Netawaka in Jackson County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Ronnie Wewenis was heading north and passing some northbound traffic. As Wewenis was completing the pass, he lost control of his Harley-Davidson, which went into the west ditch.

Wewenis, of Horton, was ejected from the motorcycle and died at the scene.