A Monday afternoon single-vehicle rollover claimed the life of a local man near Bendena in Doniphan County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reports.
Jay C. Jewell, 54, of Atchison, was pronounced dead at the crash scene located in Friendship and 125th roads vicinity. KHP reported Jewell was transported to Harman-Rohde Funeral Home, a Doniphan County–based mortuary.
The accident occurred about 5:30 p.m. after Jewell was southbound along Friendship Road as he drove a 1997 Ford F150 pickup truck, according to KHP Crash Log Report. The truck left the roadway toward the west. It appeared Jewell overcorrected, then left the roadway toward the east. The vehicle struck a culvert and rolled.
The KHP reported Jewell was not buckled into his seatbelt and had suffered a fatal injury. Sauter Towing removed the vehicle from the accident scene.