Hays Car Crash Death of James D. Kohl of Schoenchen – Obituary
56-year-old Ellis County man, James D. Kohl of Schoenchen, died in a fatal Hays, Kansas car crash that occurred on US 183 on Sunday, October 3, 2021. It occurred when James, while driving a Mercury, crashed head-on with a GMC Sierra driven by 20-year-old Martin E. Velazquez Cruz of Kansas City.
James was attempting to pass another vehicle when he went into oncoming traffic and collided with the Sierra. James was killed at the spot while Martin was left with injuries. He has since been hospitalized.
The accident is still under investigation.