A 19-year-old man who lived near Mount Hope died in a one-vehicle crash in southeast Reno County on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
The crash was reported shortly before 4:30 p.m. First responders found a Ford F250 had rolled several times and come to a rest in a yard on the north side of the road in the 14700 block of East Maple Grove Road, according to a post on the Reno County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.
Braden J. Gates was ejected in the crash “and was found a considerable distance from the truck,” the sheriff’s office statement said. Gates was flown by medical helicopter to Wesley Medical Center, where he died Tuesday night.
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Gates was the driver and the only person in the truck at the time of the one-vehicle crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation, authorities said.