(RENO COUNTY, Kan.) — One person has died after a crash in Reno County on Wednesday evening.
Captain Wayne Baughman Jr. of the Reno County Sheriff's office tells us that a 1970 Case tractor was being driven by Eli Borntrager eastbound on Red Rock Road, just east of Yoder Road. Kenneth Westfahl was also eastbound on Red Road Road, driving a Ford F-250 pickup.
Westfahl ran into the rear of the tractor, ejecting Borntrager from the tractor upon impact.
Borntrager was transported by Haven EMS to Promise Regional Hospital in critical condition before being transferred to a Wichita hospital. He died from his injuries early this morning. Borntrager was 67-years-old and from Yoder.
Westfahl, 60-years-old, was taken to Promise Regional Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.
The accident is still under investigation by the Reno County Sheriff's Office.