OTTAWA, Kan. (KSNW) – One person is dead after a crash involving a deer in eastern Kansas.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a semi was driving westbound near Ottawa early Tuesday morning when it hit a deer on K-68.
The truck and trailer jackknifed and ended up in the eastbound lanes on a bridge.
Then, a pickup driven by a 47-year-old Missouri man rear-ended the semi. John B. Yaple died as a result.
The driver of the semi had minor injuries.