June 30, 2022

Kansas Highway Patrol investigating a fatal crash in Finney County


Garden City, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) updated 5/17/2022 – The Kansas Highway Patrol says one person is dead following a crash late Sunday night. 

According to the online crash logs, the accident happened just before 10 p.m. on Piercville road or 5 miles south of the US. 50. A 2013 Ford  Edge driven by Amanda Wurtz, 41, Plaines Kansas, was heading Northbound on Pierceville Road when it hit a deer. The Ford Edge went off the road to the right and rolled several times before coming to rest on its top.

Wurtz was transported to St.; Catherines Hospital in Garden city where she was later pronounced dead. The KHP says she was not wearing a seatbelt.