Brandon Michael Albert, 33, Goddard is dead following a two vehicle crash on US-50 highway west of Newton — 0.2 miles west of Emma Creek Road — at about 8:38 p.m. Oct. 26.


According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2009 Spectra driven by Wanda S. Ivy, 47, Newton was traveling eastbound on US-50 from the Milepost 266 and was traveling at a slow rate of speed due to weather conditions. A 2004 Ford F250 pickup driven by Albert was traveling eastbound on US-50 and struck the Spectra in a rear-end collision. The pickup rolled multiple times ejecting, Albert.


Albert was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, he was not wearing a seat belt.


Ivy was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Wichita with "Suspected Serious Injury." She was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.