June 19, 2024

Teen killed in Kearny County accident

KEARNY COUNTY — A Kansas teen has been killed following a single vehicle accident in Kearny County on Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened just before 2:30 p.m. on Kansas Highway 25, 12.8 miles south of U.S. Highway 50. A 2010 Chevrolet Camaro was traveling south bound on K25 when the driver lost control and rolled the Camaro into the ditch on the west side of the road. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the vehicle went through a barb wired fence after it had rolled an “undetermined amount of times”. The Camaro landed upside down and the driver, 19-year-old Brandon Barbo of Ulysses was ejected from the car while it rolled.

Barbo was taken to St. Catherine’s Hospital in Garden City where he was announced deceased. He was not wearing his seat belt.