Western Kansas Teen Dies When Dad's Truck Hits Cow

By: AP, Posted by Chelsey Moran
By: AP, Posted by Chelsey Moran

WESKAN, Kan. (AP) _ A western Kansas teen is dead after a collision involving a pickup truck and a cow.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says 13-year-old Nicholas Cox of Weskan died at a hospital soon after the early Sunday morning crash. After the truck hit the cow on U.S. 40, the pickup went into a ditch. It then hit an embankment and rolled two and a half times before landing on its top.

The Salina Journal reported that the teen and his father weren't wearing seat belts. The teen's father also was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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