May 28, 2024

Garden City pedestrian killed in accident near Ulysses

Grant County, KS( A fatality accident involving a semi and a pedestrian just north of Ulysses killed a Garden City man early Friday.

The accident occurred at 1:56 a.m. at K25 mile marker 51 northbound or 3 miles north of Ulysses. The man killed in the accident Joseph Humphries, 67, of Garden City.

The vehicle was traveling north on K25. The pedestrian was laying in the east ditch of K25. When the vehicle approached subject, he leaped out from a prone position and was struck on the right side of the vehicle. The vehicle came to rest in the northbound drive lane. Subject came to rest on the east fog line.

The driver of the semi was not injured.