On March 15, 2013 at approximately 18:36, officers were sent to 58th and South Osage Street on a motorcycle versus a fence post. They located a Honda Gold Wing motorcycle wrecked in the open field to the east of Osage Street. The driver of the motorcycle was later identified as Merle Ryan Kayser, age 52. According to a witness, the motorcycle was south bound on Osage Street and veered off towards the east then crossed northbound lanes of traffic. The motorcycle struck the curb vaulting the motorcycle into a fence post on the east side of the street. Mr. Kayser died at the scene of the crash. He was wearing a helmet. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time and still under investigation by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Dept.