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Patrol: Missouri man fatally run over in Kansas by truck

ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Missouri man died after being run over while trying to chase a rolling, driverless pickup truck and trailer.

Television station KAKE reports that the accident happened around 2 p.m. Thursday in a driveway off U.S. Highway 73 in northeastern Kansas.

Investigators say 61-year-old David Richardson, of St. Joseph, Missouri, was on foot chasing the runaway truck and trailer when the vehicle jackknifed and hit him.

The patrol says Richardson died at the scene.

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