Accident claims life of Scandia resident
December 29, 2022
A 60 year old Scandia man died last Wednesday night as a result of a two-vehicle collision on US36 just west of Belleville’s K Street. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Buick LeSabre driven by Fred Mikesell of Scandia and a 2016 International semi-trailer truck driven by Richard Paul, 50, of Port Saint Lucie, Florida, collided when the eastbound semi jacknifed on an ice covered road and collided with the west bound Mikesell vehicle.
The Mikesell vehicle was pushed off the north side of Highway 36 and struck a tree. Mikesell was reported to have died at the accident scene. The...