Garden City man killed in Pawnee County accident

Garden City Telegram – September 17, 2018

A 53-year-old Garden City man died Friday night from injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle accident about 1 mile east of Rozel on Kansas Highway 156 in Pawnee County.

Evan William Hopkins, 16, of Garden City, was driving a 2018 Jeep Wrangler east on K156 at about 5:27 p.m., when for unknown reasons he went left of center and entered the north ditch, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Hopkins’ vehicle hit a field entrance, went airborne and rolled one and a half times.

Both Evan Hopkins and his passenger, Todd Hopkins, were taken to Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, where Todd Hopkins later died from his injuries.

Evan Hopkins was transferred to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. His condition was not available.

Both Evan and Todd Hopkins were wearing seat belts, according to the KHP.

 

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