NEOSHO COUNTY, KS. (THECOUNT) — Ronald Keith Bigpond and Richard Thomas Standridge, both of Chanute, Kansas, have been identified as the victims in an early Saturday motorcycle crash in Neosho County.

Bigpond, 52, and 47-year-old Standridge, were both killed in a motorcycle crash near Chanute Saturday after midnight.


According to reports, Bigpond was operating a motorcycle with Standridge as his passenger in Chanute, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. The bike then traveled across a set of railroad tracks and rolled over.

Both riders were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Neosho County is a county located in the south east of the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 16,512. The county seat is Erie – Wikipedia.