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Crash near Frontenac claims the life of a southeast Kansas man

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kan. - An Arma, Kansas man loses his life in a crash that happened about 3/4 of a mile east of Frontenac.

The crash happened on June 28th, 2019, around 10:25 pm on U160 Highway at Free King Highway.

According to the Kansas State Highway Patrol, Ricky L. VanKirk, 70 of Arma, was driving north on Free King Highway when he failed to yield right of way and was hit by a pickup.

VanKirk died at the scene.

The three people in the other pickup drove themselves to Via Christi Hospital. 


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