Kansas teenager dies in Pratt County crash

PRATT COUNTY, Kansas – – One person is dead following a car crash Saturday morning in Pratt County.

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers say 16-year-old Drake Evert of Preston died in the accident on Kansas Highway 61, 12 miles south of Preston around 6:30 Saturday morning.

Evert’s car was northbound on K-61 and went left of center and struck a semi in the southbound lane.

The car came to rest facing southeast in the northbound ditch.

The driver of the semi, Robert Myerski of Plains, Pennsylvania, was taken to Pratt Regional Medical Center for possible injuries.

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