Lyon County Sheriff

The Emporia Gazette

A Madison man was killed and another was hospitalized after a two-vehicle wreck south of Olpe early Friday afternoon.

According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, 59-year-old Jay Turner was driving a 1990 Ford Econoline van southbound on Road R when he failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a Ford F350 pickup truck traveling eastbound on Road 30. The accident occurred around 12:22 p.m.

The other driver was 62-year-old Justin Sage, also of Madison.

Turner’s van overturned in the roadway and he died at the scene, according to Deputy Jody Meyers. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Sage, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken to Newman Regional Health via private vehicle for suspected injuries.

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So sad. Condolences to the family.

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