WYANDOTTE COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - A man from Kansas City, Kan. died after being rear-ended causing his truck to catch fire on the Turnpike Wednesday morning.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said that shortly before 5 a.m. 47-year-old Curtis Brockman was driving east on I-70 when he was rear-ended. Authorities say he was driving slowly when he was hit and both vehicles collided with an embankment. Brockman's truck caught fire with him trapped inside.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.