One man dead in Pratt County traffic collision

September 20, 2018 - 5:03 am

One man is dead after a traffic accident in Pratt County.  According to the Kansas Highway Patrol the accident happened just before 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of U.S. 54 and 100th Avenue, southwest of Cairo, Kan.  

A northbound pickup on 100th failed to yield to a westbound pickup truck and struck it on the driver's side.  The driver of the northbound truck, 74-year-old Darrel Brant of Isabel, Kan. was taken to Pratt Health Center where he died.  The driver and passenger of the westbound truck were uninjured.  

The KHP reports Brant was not wearing a seat belt, the pair in the westbound vehicle were buckled up.

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