Collyer man killed in accident in Norton County

NORTON COUNTY, Kansas – A 64-year-old Collyer man was killed Wednesday in an accident on Kansas Highway 9.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 64-year-old Ernest Leroy Kilpatrick was headed eastbound two miles west of Densmore when he struck a deer.

Kilpatrick swerved, over corrected and rolled.

Kilpatrick was ejected.

He was taken to Norton County Hospital where he died. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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