HUTCHINSON, Kansas – The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident west of Hutchinson that closed down the roadway Wednesday morning.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2000 Ford Taurus was southbound on K-14. Officials say a semi and Ford F-350 were driving northbound. The Ford F-350 was serving as an escort vehicle.
Officials say the Taurus struck the rear of the semi’s trailer and then struck the truck head-on.
Donald L. Potter, 40, of Cunningham was killed. The driver of the pickup truck was transported to a Hutchinson hospital. The driver of the semi wasn’t injured.