On 12-08-2016 at 12:03 pm Crawford County EMS, Sheridan Township Fire Department and Crawford County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident near the intersection of K-126 Hwy and 100th Street.
Responders found a 1998 Nissan Sentra in a field on the south side of K-126. The driver, Harvey F. Blanchard, Jr., of rural McCune, Ks was found in the vehicle; he was deceased. The investigation indicates that Mr. Blanchard was eastbound when he left the roadway, striking a tree and fence before the vehicle came to rest in the field.
The Crawford County Coroner ordered that Mr. Blanchard be transported to Frontier Forensics in Kansas City, KS for autopsy. The incident remains under investigation by the Crawford County Sheriff's Office.
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