BOURBON COUNTY —One person died in an accident just after 9:30a.m. Wednesday in Bourbon County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1988 Ford Ranger driven by Hunter Dean Kovacic, 15, Stark, was northbound on U.S. 69 five miles south of Fort Scott.
The pickup crossed the center line into the southbound lane of travel, sideswiped a northbound 2008 Ford F350 driven by Anthony Dean Alexander, 57 Parkville, and then struck a semi head-on.
Kovacic was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Frontier Forensics. The semi driver Billy Swimmer Rabbit, 40, Pryor, OK., was transported to the hospital in Fort Scott. Alexander was not injured. The KHP did not have details on Kovacic’s seat belt usage.