Kansas man dies after crash into semi’s trailer, fire

Hays Post – March 29, 2017

A Kansas man died in an accident just before 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday in Stevens County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2001 Chevy Venture driven by James B. Farnham, 28, Johnson, Vehicle 1 was traveling westbound on Stevens County Road Y.

The driver failed to stop at stop sign at the intersection of Kansas 25. The van crashed into the trailer of a southbound semi and caught on fire.

Farnham was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Paul’s Mortuary.
The semi driver William D. Parks, 46, Garden City and a teen passenger were not injured.

The occupants of the semi were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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