Teen dies in Thomas County traffic accident

September 18, 2018 - 5:22 am

A 17-year-old girl from Russell Springs died after a traffic accident in northwest Kansas.  It happened in Thomas County just before noon Monday.  

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a car driven by 17-year-old Reata Pinkerton left the roadway near the intersection of County Road H and County Road 11, went into the ditch and rolled several times into a field.  Pinkerton was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to the KHP she was not wearing a seat belt.

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