One dead in two-vehicle, head-on crash on Highway 69 near Pittsburg

Pittsburg, KANSAS – According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred right after 6 p.m. Saturday.

It happened on Highway 69. 

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

Authorities say that the 61-year-old driver crossed the center line and hit another driver head-on.

Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was later identified as Jeffrey Leroy.

Troopers say the other driver suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

This incident remains under investigation.

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