MIAMI COUNTY, Kan. - A Kansas City, Mo., man died Sunday evening when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed on a Miami County, Kan., highway.
According to a statement from the Miami County Sheriff's Office, George D. White Sr., 46, was heading northbound on U.S. 69 Highway just north of W. 311th Street at about 5:05 p.m.
White lost control of his Ford Escort, went off the east side of the highway, struck a rock wall and overturned the vehicle.
White was ejected from the vehicle and was transported to Overland Park Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The investigation determined that speed and alcohol was a factor in the crash, the Sheriff's Office said.