Augusta man killed in crash near Andover

ANDOVER, Kansas – Butler County dispatch says one person is dead following a crash that led to a vehicle fire at U.S. 54 and Yorktown.

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon, one mile east of Andover.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2007 truck was stopped at a traffic signal. A 2009 Ford Econoline failed to stop and struck the trailer being pulled by the truck.

The driver of the Econoline, 59-year-old Dale Carter of Augusta, died in the crash.

One other person was taken to Wesley with minor injuries.

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