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2 men killed near Manhattan

Two people were killed in a car vs. semi accident near Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, just before 4 pm. According to the report by the Kansas Highway Patrol, Christian Rodriguez, age 23 of Wichita, was westbound on US Highway 24 a mile east of Seth Child Road, driving a 1999 Freightliner semi when the second vehicle, a 2001 Toyota passenger car, which was sitting at the stop sign facing south, pulled out in front of the semi. The driver of the car,Frederick Danenberg, ago 90 of Manhattan, and passenger Michael Myers, age 85, also of Manhattan, were both killed in the accident. Myers had lived in the Marysville and Waterville areas up until 2002 when he moved to Manhattan. His funeral is Monday morning in Marysville. The complete death announcement will be on KNDY.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.