DONIPHAN COUNTY—A St. Joseph man died in an accident just after 8:30a.m. Tuesday in Doniphan County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Honda Accord driven by Raymond Sauter, 59, St. Joseph, was westbound on U.S. 36 one mile west of Kansas 238.
The Honda rear-ended a 2019 Freightliner semi driven by Robert Varnum, 57, Watertown Massachusetts, that had slowed due to another vehicle and report of a dog in the road, according to the KHP.
Sauter was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Rupp Funeral Home. Varnum and a passenger were not injured. Sauter was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP.
DONIPHAN COUNTY —Authorities are on the scene of fatal crash on U.S. 36 near Elwood, according to the sheriff's department.
A small passenger car rear-ended a westbound semi that had slowed down for another vehicle and report of a dog in the road, according to Kansas Highway Patrol.
Westbound U.S. 36 in Elwood is closed between Kansas-238 and Missouri state line due to the crash. Check the Post for more information as it becomes available.