Fatal crash

A former Abilene man was killed Friday morning in a Reno County crash.

Jory Konrade was a teacher in the Buhler public school district.

Konrade was a teacher and football coach at Prairie Hills Middle School and a football coach.

Kansas Highway 61 near Medora was shut down, according to Kansas Highway Patrol Trouper Ben Gardner.

The crash happened around 7:41 a.m. at mile marker 64.

Konrade was southbound and collided with a semitrailer. Gardner said that snow contributed to the crash.

Gardner advised motorists to adjust to the road conditions, slow down and wear a seatbelt.

Contact Tim Horan at editor@abilene-rc.com.

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