Oct 20, 2021 9:00 PM

Kansas man dies after car rear-ends a semi

Posted Oct 20, 2021 9:00 PM
First responders on the scene of the fatal crash -photo courtesy KWCH
First responders on the scene of the fatal crash -photo courtesy KWCH

SEDGWICK COUNTY —A Kansas man died in an accident just before 7a.m. Wednesday in Sedgwick County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2017 Honda Accord driven by Terry Eugene Echols Jr., 32, Wichita, was westbound on Kansas 254 just west of Greenwich.

The Honda rear-ended a 2013 Peterbilt semi driven by Shermichael L. Williams, 36, Shreveport, Louisiana, who had attempted a lane change just prior to the accident.

Echols Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to the Sedgwick County Forensic Science Center. Williams and a passenger were not transported for treatment. Echols Jr. was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP.