An Ellis man was killed in a vehicle-vs.-pedestrian accident on I-135, milepost 68, Wednesday.
According to a report filed by the Kansas Highway Patrol, Wesley V. Kraft, 32, Ellis, was killed when he was standing in the middle of the roadway on the Interstate and was struck by a northbound semi driven by Clifford E. Chavez, 61, of San Rafael, N.M. Chavez was not injured.
The remains were transported to Forensic Science Center, Wichita, for an autopsy. Next of kin were notified at the scene.
Units responding to the scene included the Kansas Highway Patrol, McPherson County Sheriff’s deputies, a Lindsborg officer, Lindsborg EMS personnel, Lindsborg firefighters, McPherson EMS personnel and McPherson firefighters.