GREAT BEND , Kansas – The Barton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal rollover accident that occurred Monday evening. At approximately 5:10 p.m., sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an accident in the 400 block of Northwest 20 Avenue.
When officers arrived, they located a green, 1994 Toyota Land Cruiser in a field. The officers also located the driver, Cameron W. Burd, 25, of Hoisington, who had been ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The sheriff’s department says Burd was northbound on Northwest 20 Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle and went into the west ditch. Deputies say excessive speed was a contributing factor to the accident.
The Barton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Great Bend Fire and EMS units, the Kansas Highway Patrol and the Barton County Coroner’s Office.