One person killed in Hodgeman County crash

(KSN File Photo)

HODGEMAN COUNTY, Kan. – The Hodgeman County Sheriff’s Office reports one person was killed in vehicle crash around 6 p.m. Friday night.

Map of the site of the fatal crash in Hodgeman County on July 24, 2015
Map of the site of the fatal crash in Hodgeman County on July 24, 2015

The Kansas Highway patrol identifies the victim as 45-year-old Sergio Mendez of Bazine, Kansas.

KHP says Mendez was driving a 1996 Mack truck northbound on Hodgeman County Road #228 when the front driver-side tire blew out.  The Patrol said Mendez was ejected when vehicle went into a ditch and rolled multiple times.

The crash happened 5.8 miles north of K156 which is north of Hanston, Kansas.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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