Oct 12, 2021 9:00 AM

Sheriff: Wamego man dies after ejected in rollover crash

Posted Oct 12, 2021 9:00 AM

POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY —A Wamego man died in an accident just before 12:30a.m. Sunday in Pottawatomie County.

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's office reported a truck driven by 34-year-old Joshua Higdon of Wamego was eastbound on Military Trail near Bluebird Road at a high rate of speed.  The driver lost control of the truck, it rolled and Higdon was ejected.

Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Deputies, EMS, the Wamego Police Department and the Louisville Fire Department responded to the scene. EMS pronounced Higdon dead at the scene, according to a the sheriff's department.

 The accident is still under investigation and anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office at 785-457-3353 or leave a tip via our Crimestoppers link at www.ptsheriff.com.