Truck driver dies in rollover accident

Hutchinson News – June 28, 2017

A semi driver from Indiana died in a single-vehicle rollover crash Tuesday night in Ness County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Justin D. Leighty, 41, of Warsaw, Indiana, was northbound on County Road C about 9:40 p.m. when, for unknown reasons, his 2001 International truck ran off the left side of the roadway.

The truck returned to the roadway, but then overturned, rolling once and ejecting the driver.

The wreck happened about 3 miles south of K-96, which was 2.5 miles south of the city of Beeler.

The KHP report states notification family received notification at the scene about 20 minutes after the accident.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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