At 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, Clinton Koehn, 50, of McPherson was killed in an accident that occurred in Rice County, about 1.5 miles west of Windom.
Koehn was reportedly heading westbound on Highway 56 when his tanker truck went off the roadway onto the shoulder, struck a concrete culvert, overturned and caught fire. The tanker trailer was destroyed by the fire.
Whether Koehn died from the impact of the accident or by the fire is unknown at this time.
The accident was worked by Kansas Highway Patrol.