Man dies after being hit by runaway pickup truck, trailer
ATCHISON, Kan. (KAKE) - A 61-year-old man has died after he was struck while chasing a driverless pickup truck and trailer rolling along driveway in northeast Kansas.
The accident happened shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday off of U.S. 73 south of Atchison. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports David Richardson was on foot pursuing the out-of-control Chevy Silverado and trailer and was hit as the vehicle jackknifed.
Richardson, of St. Joseph, Missouri, died at the scene.