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Hoxie Fatality

A HOXIE YOUNG MAN WAS KILLED IN A TRUCK ACCIDENT EARLY THIS (YESTERDAY) MORNING IN GOVE COUNTY.  A 2000 FORD TRUCK, DRIVEN BY 19 YEAR OLD NATHAN BARNHART WAS WESTBOUND ON OLD HIGHWAY 40 1 MILE EAST OF GRAINFIELD.  BARNHART LOST CONTROL OF THE TRUCK, AND IT ENTERED THE SOUTH DITCH AND ROLLED ONE TIME.   BARNHART WAS EJECTED FROM THE TRUCK.  THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED AT 4:21 THIS (YESTERDAY) MORNING ONE MILE WEST OF GRAINFIELD ON OLD HIGHWAY 40 IN GOVE COUNTY, ACCORDING TO THE KANSAS HIGHWAY PATROL.  BARNHART WAS NOT WEARING HIS SEAT BELT AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT, ACCORDING TO THE REPORT.