Fredonia man killed in a wreck near Independence, Kansas

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Kan – A fatal wreck kills a Fredonia man on the 2600 block of 3900 road, 5 miles south of Independence.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 56-year-old Monty David Phillips was driving a 1997 Ford pickup southbound on 3900 road when a 1999 Ford F150 driving northbound crossed the center line and struck his vehicle.

The wreck happened at 11:30 A.M. on September 28th; Phillips passed away 2 hours later.

The driver of the F150 was taken to the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center and was suspected to have suffered serious injuries.

Phillips also had a passenger in the vehicle with him who was also taken to the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center for suspected serious injuries.