Salina, KS

Now: 84 °

Currently: Fair / Windy

Hi: 102 ° | Lo: 79 °

BREAKING NEWS

Weather Related Fatal Crash

Todd PittengerJanuary 12, 2019

Snow that fell across the area, including just a dusting in some locations and several inches in others, caused at least one fatal crash.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2004 Freightliner semi was headed west on K 156 Highway. It came around a curve, and as it nearly  jack knifed into the on coming lane of the highway it collided head on with an on coming 2016 Kenworth semi.

The driver of the Freightliner, identified as 41-year-old Ernesto Rafeal Nevarez Medoza from Mexico was killed. The driver of the Kenworth was not seriously hurt.

The fatal crash happened at around 5:30 Friday evening on K 156 Highway in Ellsworth County.

 

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2019. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS



STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Rope Trick Cowboy
July 17, 2019Comments
Missing Manhattan Teen
July 17, 2019Comments
Art Center to Celebrate &...
July 17, 2019Comments
Ashby House Completes ...
July 16, 2019Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2019 - EEO  - KDJM  - KABI  - KSAL-AM  - KSAL-FM  - KVOB  - KYEZ  - KZUH