Baxter Springs man dies in U166 crash

Fatal crash in the 4-states

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. – A single-vehicle crash claims the life of a Baxter Springs, Kansas resident.

The incident happened on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 around 2:00 p.m. on U166, about 1.1 miles east of Baxter Springs.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a GMC pickup was driving west when it went off the roadway to the left and hit a tree.

The driver, 61-year-old Bruce W. Rardin did not survive the crash.