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Oklahoma man killed in wreck near Kirwin

8/28/2014

KIRWIN -- An Oklahoma man was killed in a fatal accident Wednesday evening near Kirwin.

KIRWIN -- An Oklahoma man was killed in a fatal accident Wednesday evening near Kirwin.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Glenn O. Rowell, 70, Edmond, Okla., was killed after losing control of his vehicle on Kansas Highway 9 just before 6 p.m.

While traveling westbound, Rowell lost control of his BMW convertible and entered the north ditch. The vehicle struck a field entrance and airborne, before coming to rest on its wheels.

Rowell was taken to Phillips County Hospital, and hospital staff have contacted his next of kin, according to the KHP report.

He was wearing his seatbelt.