October 1, 2022

Man from Liberal Dies in Tuesday Accident


Liberal, KS (westernkansasnews.com) An accident Tuesday afternoon at 4 on US 54 seven miles east of town has claimed the life of a man from Liberal. 

State Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 49 year old James McCourt Junior.  The driver of the other vehicle 37 year old Nicole D. Williams of Andover was attempting to pass another car in going the opposite direction when Williams struck McCourt’s car head on.

Two passengers in Williams GMC Yukon were taken to Southwestern Medical Center for injuries. The accident remains under investigation.