MCPHERSON (KSNT) – A tanker fire in McPherson County has now been updated as a fatality. It is not clear at this time if more than one person was in the vehicle. The fire is nearly out, but there are still some hot spots, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
It happened on the southwest side near the National Cooperative Refinery on K-153.
K-153 is shut down and the road has reportedly received extension damage. KDOT will need to evaluate whether the road is serviceable.
Check back late for more information on this developing story.