Fatal traffic accident in Edwards County

February 09, 2018 - 5:00 am

One man is dead after a traffic accident in the Western Kansas city of Kinsley.  The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that just after 9 p.m. Thursday a car southbound on Colony Street in Kinsley went off the road, across a sidewalk, across 3 private yards, through a wooden fence, and struck a tree.

The driver of the car, 71-year-old Michael Jones of Kinsley, was taken to the Edwards County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The KHP says Jones was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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