SHERIDAN, Kan. (KAKE) - A Kansas man was killed after his truck was hit from behind by a semi-truck Friday afternoon.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says that the crash took place around 3:30 p.m. when 63-year-old Brenton Phillips was stopped behind a semi-truck on U24 when a second semi-truck hit him from behind. Phillips' truck was pushed into the semi-truck in front of him. Phillips' truck and the semi that hit him from behind left the road and stopped in a ditch.

Brenton Phillips of Selden, Kan. was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say he was not wearing his seat belt.