Man dies when car hydroplanes, hits bridge pillar in McPherson County
Authorities say a 27-year-old Hutchinson man was killed when his car hydroplaned and hit a bridge pillar in McPherson County.
The accident happened at around 4 p.m. Tuesday at K-61 and 8th Avenue, just north of Inman. The McPherson County Sheriff's Office said deputies arrived to find a wrecked blue Honda Accord.
"Inman Fire and McPherson EMS personnel rendered life saving measures but despite those efforts, the driver was declared dead at 4:27 p.m.," the sheriff's office said.
The driver was identified as Andrew Tolbert.
Witnesses indicated that Tolbert's car lost control on the wet pavement, went into the ditch and hit the pillar.