Holton man killed in Jackson Co crash

(KNZA)--A two-vehicle Friday afternoon Jackson County crash claimed the life of a Holton man.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says it happened at the intersection of K-16 Highway and M Road, west of Holton, around 1:45.

According to the KHP report, 77-year-old James Rolfe was southbound on M Road when he failed to yield at a stop sign and entered K-16 where his pickup truck was struck by an eastbound semi-truck. .

Rolfe was pronounced dead at the scene.

The semi driver, 34-year-old Kyle Puckett, of Pickering, Missouri, was not hurt.

Beside the KHP, responding to the scene of the wreck were the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County EMS and Holton Fire Department.

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