Man, uncle killed when pickup hits cow, crashes

HUTCHINSON | Two Hutchinson men are dead after the pickup truck they were in struck a cow and slammed into two trees in rural Reno County.

Sheriff Randy Henderson said the crash occurred sometime between 6 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday on a road northwest of Hutchinson. Deputies say 21-year-old James Kennedy was driving the truck when it hit the cow, went out of control and crashed into the trees.

Henderson said Kennedy and his uncle, Kurt Beougher, were killed. He said neither victim was wearing a seat belt.