May 20, 2024

Garden City man killed in Saturday morning accident

Garden City, Kan. (–A Garden City man died early Saturday morning in a single vehicle crash one and a half miles west of Deerfield in Kearny County. According to the report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, 21-year old Gerardo Gonzalez-Rivera was eastbound on US Highway 50 when he left the side of the roadway, overcorrected and swerved across both lanes of the highway, entering the south ditch into a resident’s front yard, and ended up in a field. Gonzalez-Rivera went sideways, then airborne and touched down four different places and was ejected from the vehicle at one point. The accident happened around 4:45 am, and a family member drove by the scene of the accident and notified family members.