Log Out | Member Center

61°F

76°/58°

Hutchinson man killed in accident with dump truck

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 8:31 p.m.
  • Updated Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 8:31 p.m.

A Hutchinson man died early Saturday afternoon after his truck was rear-ended by a dump truck and then smashed into another vehicle, the Kansas Highway Patrol said.

According to an online crash report, 58-year-old Daniel Joseph Heimerman was killed in the Allen County crash, which occurred at 12:20 p.m. about one mile north of Moran. The highway patrol reported that the dump truck hit Heimerman’s 2006 Chevrolet 2500 truck as it was stopped in the northbound lanes of U.S. 59 and waiting to turn. The impact forced the truck into an SUV headed south, the KHP said.

The driver of the SUV, a 43-year-old Leavenworth woman, was taken to the hospital for treatment. The 21-year-old La Harpe man driving the dump truck was not hurt, the KHP said.

Moran is about 32 miles northeast of Chanute.

Reach Amy Renee Leiker at 316-268-6644 or aleiker@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @amyreneeleiker.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views. Please see our commenting policy for more information.

Have a news tip? You can send it to wenews@wichitaeagle.com or consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Wichita Eagle.

Search for a job

in

Top jobs