Mar 01, 2020 3:30 AM

Sheriff identifies Kan. man who died after pickup rolls into water

Posted Mar 01, 2020 3:30 AM
Friday night crash scene photo Jackson County Sheriff
Friday night crash scene photo Jackson County Sheriff

JACKSON COUNTY —One person died in an accident just after 10p.m. Friday in Jackson County.

Just after 10 pm, the Jackson County Sheriff's officer received a call from  reporting a pickup truck that was hanging off the roadway and teetering next to a culvert at K116 Highway and V. Road approximately four miles east of Holton, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse.

A nearby resident attempted to pull the 2006 Dodge 3500 pickup out when the truck rolled over and into the deep ditch and into the water. 

 The driver's head was entrapped beneath the water, according to Morse.  A Jackson County deputy, the Holton Fire Department and Jackson County EMS arrived, freed the man later identified as  Larry D. Hladky, 59, Holton from the vehicle, found him not breathing and began performing CPR.

Lifestar Air Ambulance landed at the Holton hospital where the Hladky had been transported by Jackson County EMS and he was pronounced dead. A woman passenger of the truck had been freed from the vehicle prior to first responder's arrival.

The accident remains under investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.  

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JACKSON COUNTY —One person died in an accident Friday night in Jackson County.

The sheriff's office received a 911 call at 10:06 pm from a caller reporting a pickup truck that was hanging off the roadway and teetering next to a culvert at K116 Highway and V. Road approximately four miles east of Holton, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse.

A nearby resident attempted to pull the 2006 Dodge 3500 pickup out when the truck rolled over and into the deep ditch and into the water. 

 The driver's head was entrapped beneath the water, according to Morse.  A Jackson County deputy, the Holton Fire Department and Jackson County EMS arrived, freed the man from the vehicle, found him not breathing and began performing CPR.

Lifestar Air Ambulance landed at the Holton hospital where the man had been transported by Jackson County EMS and was pronounced dead. A woman passenger of the truck had been freed from the vehicle prior to first responder's arrival.

The accident remains under investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.  The name of the victim is not yet being released pending the notification of family.