December 1, 2022

Piercville man killed in Stanton County Accident

Stanton County, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – One man is dead following a vehicle accident in Stanton County. 

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash happened just before 9:45 A.M. Monday on the U-160 about five and a half miles west of the K-27 in Stanton County. A GMC Semi drove by  Zach Wester, 33, Moscow, was westbound on U160 at approximate mile marker 23 slowing down to turn north onto a service road. A 2006 Chevy Silverado driven by Dennis Davis, 57, Piercville, was westbound on U160 and struck the rear of the Semi. The Silverado slid to a stop on the north shoulder of U160 at the entrance to the service road. The Siilveradoone then caught on fire with d trapped inside.

Davis was not wearing a seatbelt according to the KHP.