59-year-old man dead after car crashes into semi-truck on US-36

Doniphan County, KANSAS – According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred right before 9 a.m. Tuesday.

It happened on US-36 highway.

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding troopers discovered that Honda Accord rear-ended a Freightliner semitrailer.

Troopers said the semi was reportedly traveling at a low rate of speed.

The 59-year-old driver of the Honda suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was later identified as Raymond Sauter.

The 57-year-old driver of the semi was not injured, troopers said.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.