One dead in rollover accident


On April 7th, 2017, at approximately 0630 hours, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office along with the Crawford County EMS, responded to the area of W. 670th AVE and N K 3 HWY, for a report of a one vehicle rollover accident.

Deputies determined that 22 year old Kaitlyn L. Shultz of Erie KS, was driving her 2012 Jeep Liberty south bound on K 3 HWY, when her vehicle went off the roadway and into the west ditch. Shultz then overcorrected while attempting to regain control of the vehicle, causing the vehicle to roll several times.

Shultz was not wearing her seatbelt, and was ejected from the vehicle. Shultz was pronounced dead at the scene.  This accident remains under investigation by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.