May 13, 2022

85-year-old driver dies after car overturns in SW Kansas

Posted May 13, 2022 10:00 PM

FINNEY COUNTY—A Kansas man died in an accident sometime between 1:30p.m. and 2:45 p.m. Friday in Finney County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2008 Dodge Charger driven by Ralph E. Vanatta, 85, Holcomb, was southbound in the 2400 Block of Holcomb Lane.

The car traveled left of center and the driver overcorrected. The vehicle left the roadway to the right and overturned. 

Vanatta was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Garnand Funeral Home. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP.