KIOWA COUNTY, KANSAS (December 12, 2016) – 58 year old Martin Kruse was killed in a tragic accident on Monday afternoon on U.S. 54, according to local news sources. (map)
The accident happened around 2:30 on the eastbound side of U.S. 54. Martin Kruse was operating a 1996 Lincoln Town Car near Bucklin when he veered into opposing lanes for an unknown reason and struck a semi-truck head on.
Martin Kruse was rushed to the Kiowa County hospital by responding paramedics, where he tragically succumbed to his injuries and was killed. The semi truck driver was not injured, and has been identified as 55 year old Kendall Turner of Larned.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a personal injury law firm.“Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.