Hutch Man Injured In Fatal Accident In Coffey County

Posted 1 year ago

By Fred Gough

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NEW STRAWN – While A Yates Center woman was killed in a two vehicle accident in Coffey County, a Hutchinson man was also injured in that crash.

Killed was 47-year-old Lucinda M. Burnett, while 55-year-old Joseph C. Rottinghaus of Hutchinson was taken to Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Burnett was northbound on U-S 75 and her vehicle went left of center and she struck the vehicle driven by Rottinghaus head-on.

The accident occurring Friday afternoon around 2:45 p-m, about six and half miles north of the town of New Strawn, Kansas in Coffey County.