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Colby man killed in accident near Hays

7/17/2014

A Colby man was killed Wednesday in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 70 near Hays.

A Colby man was killed Wednesday in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 70 near Hays.

John F. Cooper, 66, Colby, fatally was injured after his Chevy truck struck the bridge under an overpass.

The accident occurred shortly before 1 p.m. 1 mile west of Hays exit 159.

Cooper had been wearing a seatbelt, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol report.