TOPEKA (KSNT) -The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred in Riley County Sunday morning.
Shortly after 4:30 a.m. the Kansas Highway Patrol responded to an accident involving 17-year-old Wyatt Howe of Riley and 17-year-old Brent Kilbourn. Howe was driving westbound on Anderson Ave, when for unknown reasons lost control of the vehicle and went in to the north ditch where he struck a tree.
Howe was taken to the Stormont Vail Hospital, Kilbourn was killed in the wreck.
The Kansas Highway Patrol crash log reported Howe, and Kilbourn were not wearing seatbelts.