Man dead after early morning rollover near Meriden

By AJ Dome
WIBW – April 13, 2018

Jefferson County authorities say a man is dead after a crash near Meriden early Thursday morning.

The Sheriff’s Office there says they received word of a rollover around 1:45 a.m. at the intersection of NE 82nd St. and Sherman Rd.

Authorities say Gary D. Kirkwood, 69, of Topeka lost control and struck a pole, sending his 2007 GMC Grand Canyon Pickup into the ditch.

Kirkwood was pronounced dead at the scene. No other people or vehicles were involved.

13 NEWS has confirmed that Kirkwood was headed to an Honor Flight trip set to depart for Washington D.C. later in the morning.


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