RILEY COUNTY — A Kansas man died in an accident just before 4a.m. Sunday in Riley County.
The jeep hit Matthew J. Bailey, 21, Mayetta, who had walked into the roadway. Bailey was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen in Manhattan. Renfrow and a passenger were not injured.
The accident investigation closed eastbound lanes of the Interstate between Kansas 177 in Geary County and Kansas 99 in Wabaunsee County for several hours Sunday morning, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.