Feb 19, 2024

Alma man dies in crash on K-99 Monday morning

Posted Feb 19, 2024 8:00 PM

Little Apple Post

WABAUNSEE COUNTY - Just before 6:00 am on Monday morning, a single vehicle crash claimed the life of a 51-year-old Alma man.

Jerry Anstey, of Alma was driving a 2006 Ford Focus, northbound on Kansas Highway 99(K-99) between I-70 and Wamego when his vehicle left the roadway to the right(east).

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Crash Log, Anstey overcorrected and re-entered the roadway, turning counterclockwise; then crossing the centerline and exiting the roadway to the left(west) while headed south.

The vehicle then struck the rock embankment, in the west ditch, on the passenger side before the vehicle overturned onto the driver's side, ejecting Anstey from the vehicle.

Anstey was pronounced deceased at the scene and next of kin have been notified.