(HAYS, Kan.) — A 27-year-old Hays man dies while changing the tires on a farm truck.
The accident happened around 3:35 on Thursday afternoon in the 800 block of Hopewell Road in Ellis County. The Ellis County Sheriff's Office says the man was changing two rear passenger side tires on the farm truck which was loaded with wheat.
Investigators say the truck fell off jacks supporting it, pinning the man underneath. The man died at the scene. The Sheriff's office has identified the victim as Jeremy Owen Johnson.