Victim identified in deadly high-speed crash in Reno County


RENO COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified the man who died following a high-speed crash in Reno County Friday afternoon.

Troopers say 30-year-old Zachary Mears, of Hutchinson, was pronounced dead at the scene.

They say Mears was speeding and failed to stop at a stop sign, causing him to crash into a semi.

(09/22/2017) – The Reno County Sheriff’s Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident. It happened at Haven Road and Highway 50 around 1:45 p.m.

The Kansas Highway said they clocked a silver car going 95 mph.

Troopers said they weren’t able to catch up to the car. The car crashed into a tractor-trailer and caught on fire.

The driver of the car, a man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer wasn’t injured.

The investigation into the accident is continuing. Westbound traffic is open. However, eastbound traffic is closed.

Get breaking news, weather and traffic on the go. Download our News App and our Weather App for your phone and tablet. Follow and like us on Facebook and Twitter.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the KSN News App and stay up-to-date wherever you are. You can even watch KSN News live for free!
Click here to get the app
Get it in the App store
Get it in the Google Play store

3 Day Forecast

KSN Storm Track 3 Weather

Trending Stories