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SUBLETTE, Kan. (AP) A stranded motorist has been killed in southwest Kansas after a driver headed to the scene to help crashed into the disabled vehicle.
The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 24-year-old Nicholas Eugene Chaffin of Sublette. The accident happened around 2 a.m. Sunday about five miles northwest of Sublette in Haskell County.
The patrol says Chaffin's 1973 vehicle was ``broken down and blacked out'' in the middle of the road. The pickup truck driver who was trying to help was taken to a hospital with a possible injury.