Man killed after crashing into bridge pillar in northeast Kansas

(KAKE photo/ Lawson Hightower) (KAKE photo/ Lawson Hightower)
Fairview, Kan. (KAKE) -

A man has died after crashing into a highway bridge pillar in northwest Kansas.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday. A single vehicle accident occurred on U36 at the U75 Junction near Fairview. 

Crash records indicate that 70-year-old Michael McMillan was driving eastbound on U36 in his 1999 Chevy Suburban. 

McMillan's vehicle went off the road and struck a pillar under U75. He was pronounced dead on scene.

It is currently unknown what caused McMillan's vehicle to leave the roadway.

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