The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2002 Ford Explorer driven by Marvin W. Buzzard, 67, LeCompton, was westbound on North 1800 Road just east of Kansas 10 near Lawrence. The vehicle went left of center and sideswiped a Mack truck.
Buzzard was pronounced dead at the scene.
The truck driver Nathan Daniel Heinen, 32, Valley Falls, was not injured.
The KHP reported Buzzard was not wearing a seat belt.