One person has been killed in an accident near his hometown.
The accident happened early today on U.S. Highway 169, south of Thayer in Neosho County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said a truck driven by Shawn Stipp of Thayer crossed the center line and struck a dump truck. The 23-year-old Stipp died.
The dump truck driver, Stephen Cushenbery of Cherryvale, was taken to Neosho Memorial Regional Hospital.