One person dead, four seriously injured following single-vehicle accident in Clay County

Green, KANSAS – According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred Thursday.

It happened 8 miles north of Green, KS.

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

Dodge Durango swerved to avoid a cardboard box. The 51-year-old driver then overcorrected and hit a bridge pillar.

His name is Kevin Dettmer and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four other victims suffered serious injuries and were taken to a hospital for treatment.

The KHP says no one in the Durango was wearing a seat belt.

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