An early morning crash near Emporia, Kansas has claimed the life of a Nebraska man.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports Michael Happel of Lexington died at the scene on U.S. Highway 50.
The sheriff’s office reports deputies responded to an accident report at four o’clock Monday morning. A semi-tractor driven by Happel was traveling east on U.S. 50 when it struck a bridge railing. The truck bounced off the railing and rolled in a ditch.
Happel had to be extricated from the truck by Lyon County EMS and Lyon County Fire.
The investigation into the wreck continues. It isn’t known why the truck hit the railing.