Pedestrian fatally struck while walking along highway
September 18, 2020
CHERRYVALE, Kan. (AP) — A 35-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle as he walked along a Kansas highway.
KAKE-TV reports that Derrin Kebert Jr. was walking on the shoulder of U.S. 169 near Cherryville around 8 p.m. Thursday. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a northbound Dodge Journey sought to avoid an airborne object and struck Kebert. A Chevrolet Impala then struck the SUV.
Kebert, of Cherryvale, died at the scene. The drivers were unhurt, as were two children in the SUV.
The patrol did not identify the airborne object the SUV was avoiding....