Oct 23, 2021 11:12 AM

Kansas teen dies after SUV strikes concrete barrier

Posted Oct 23, 2021 11:12 AM

CHEYENNE COUNTY —A Kansas teen died in an accident just after 1:30a.m. Saturday in Cheyenne County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1993 Ford Bronco driven by Serrano, John Carlos Serrano, 17, Bird City, was westbound on U.S. 36 a quarter mile east of Bird City.

The SUV began to pass a semi to the left while the roadway curved. The vehicle continued straight left the roadway into the south ditch and collided with a concrete barrier.

EMS transported Serrano to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP.