Rooks County man dies after truck vaults, rolls

Hays Post – Feb. 15, 2018

A Kansas man died in an accident just after 6a.m. Thursday in Rooks County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2015 Ford F450 driven by Robert L. Bice, 59, Plainville, was eastbound on Kansas 18 Highway nine miles east of Plainville.

The truck traveled left of center to the north edge of K-18 and entered the north ditch. The vehicle struck a private driveway entrance causing it to vault. It impacted the ditch on the east side of the driveway and rolled onto its top.

Bice was pronounced dead at scene and transported to Brocks North Hill Chapel in Hays. He was properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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