Purchase photos

FHSU student killed in Thursday accident


Authorities remained on the scene of a Thursday night fatality accident this morning.

The accident claimed the life of a Fort Hays State University student from Belleville. The student was identified as Dylan G. Woodward, 21.

Woodward was westbound in the 1300 block of Spring Hill Road at approximately 9:50 p.m. Thursday when the pickup he was driving collided with another pickup driven by Thomas J. Rack, 21, a resident of rural Ellis County.

Rack suffered minor injuries.

Woodward was transported by ambulance to Hays Medical Center, where he died as a result of injuries suffered in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation.