According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 49-year-old James R. Stang of Marion was killed in a two-vehicle accident in McPherson County early Sunday.

Laramie J. Siebert, 32, of Lucas, was westbound on U.S. Highway 56 when his 2003 Dodge Ram crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound 2008 Toyota Tacoma driven by Stang. Both vehicles entered the south ditch near mile marker 280.

According to the KHP report, Stang was dead at the scene. Siebert was transported to Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.

The accident occurred at 3:23 a.m. Sunday. McPherson County sheriff’s deputies, Canton EMS personnel and firefighters, McPherson EMS personnel and Galva firefighters also responded to assist the KHP.