Archive for Wednesday, April 11, 2001

24-year-old man dies in accident

April 11, 2001

A Bonner Springs man was killed early Sunday in a traffic accident along Kansas Highway 32 in Kansas City, Kan.

Kansas City, Kan., police investigators said Tony Michael Jellison, 24, was traveling east on the Turner Diagonal Bridge.

He was killed after he tried to pass a tractor-trailer that also was headed east on the bridge.

Jellison's 1983 Toyota Celica collided with another tractor-trailer that was traveling west.

The 44-year-old truck driver was treated at Providence Medical Center and released.

Jellison was the lone occupant of his vehicle.

Jellison was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred about 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

An obituary for Mr. Jellison appears on page 2A.

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