Cement Truck Driver Dies in Western Kansas Bridge Crash

Authorities say a cement truck driver has died after crashing off a western Kansas bridge.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the truck was headed southbound Tuesday on U.S. 183 when it hit a bridge rail about 10 miles south of Hays. The Hays Post reports that the truck went over the edge and struck an embankment.

The patrol identified the victim as 28-year-old Joseph Michael Barringer, of Ellis.