SEVERE WX : Winter Storm Watch View Alerts

Police Pursuit Ends in Fatality Crash

The crash happened just after 1 a.m. Sunday morning in Atchison, Kansas.

Posted: Jan 29, 2018 3:06 PM
Updated: Jan 29, 2018 3:06 PM

(KAIR) A pursuit through Atchison turned deadly early Sunday when an Effingham, Kansas man lost control and crashed his vehicle. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the man as 45-year-old Raymond Bosch, Jr. 

Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson told MSC News the pursuit began when an officer traveling westbound at the 2000 block of U.S. Highway 59, spotted an eastbound vehicle, driving left of center, coming towards him.

The officer turned around and attempted to stop Bosch's pickup truck, which Wilson says was driving on the wrong side of the highway.

The pickup drove north on 14th Street to Main Street, and then went west on main, refusing to stop for the officer.

According to Wilson, the Officer began to back off of the pursuit at 19th and Main Street, but continued to travel west, several blocks behind the westbound pickup truck.

According to the Patrol's report, Bosch failed to maneuver a curve in the 2200 block of Main Street, which sent the pickup onto a private residential lawn, where it struck a retaining wall and rolled over.

Bosch was not wearing a seat belt, according to the Patrol's report.

Article Comments

Saint Joseph
23° wxIcon
Hi: 26° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 14°
18° wxIcon
Hi: 25° Lo: 17°
Feels Like: 7°
23° wxIcon
Hi: 26° Lo: 19°
Feels Like: 14°
22° wxIcon
Hi: 28° Lo: 20°
Feels Like: 11°
Broken Clouds
22° wxIcon
Hi: 25° Lo: 18°
Feels Like: 12°
A couple of disturbances will be moving through the area starting early Sunday morning through Monday evening. These systems have been pretty hard to pin down and are still developing. The first system will cause snow showers starting Sunday morning and it will hang around overnight. Then system two moves in on Monday morning and could continue through the evening hours. Right now it looks like we could be seeing 2-5 inches of snow, with larger accumulations in counties to the south.
KQTV Radar
KQTV Temperatures
KQTV Alerts

Community Events