James Wilson Killed in a Crash on September 17, 2022 in Grant County, Kansas

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James Eugene Wilson of Ulysses, Kansas was killed on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 02:55 PM in Grant County, Kansas. Wilson is a 74-year-old man.

The crash happened here: U160 at the 54 mile marker or 14 miles east of Ulysses.

In the crash, Wilson was a driver. The police described the crash like this:

Vehicles were Westbound on U160. Vehicle 1 [the 1982 Peterbilt Semi driven by Vernal Lattimore] slowed to turn left onto K190 and Vehicle 2 [the 2005 Kenworth Semi driven by James Wilson] rear ended Vehicle 1 [the 1982 Peterbilt Semi driven by Vernal Lattimore].


Wilson's injuries were fatal. Wilson was taken by ambulance to Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital.

Vehicle Damage

The police said the 2005 Kenworth Semi with Kansas license plate number 105919 damage was unknown. This vehicle was insured. Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association Insurance insured this vehicle. This vehicle was removed by Metcalf Towing. The police also said, “pulling a 1988 Fontenele Trailer with Kansas plate 567707.”

How To Get the Highway Patrol Report

The Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with badge number K481 of the Kansas Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 2022-010514 to this crash. The KSHP charges $5.00 for each copy of the report plus additional fees of $2.00 for each witness statement. But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. In order to get the report through the KSHP website, you must create a Kansas.gov account and give them your credit card. You must agree to be subject to Kansas Statute 45-230: Unlawful Use of Names Derived from Public Records. This statute imposes on those subject to it “a civil penalty in an action brought by the attorney general or county or district attorney” of up to “$500 for each violation.” Further, unless you qualify under the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act, the report you get will have important and necessary information such as photographs, social security numbers, driver license numbers, names, addresses and telephone numbers redacted (blacked out).

The information in this article came from the Kansas Highway Patrol website.

Insurance Claim

Wilson's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Wilson's family to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claims, which will help with the recovery. For More Information Watch How Much is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?.

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