Victim Identified in Tuesday's Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash

According to a Kansas State Highway Patrol crash report, the victim has been identified as Denzel Deion Chilcoat, 22, of St. Joseph.

Posted: Dec 20, 2017 9:57 AM

(Elwood, Ks.) One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a fatal three-vehicle crash in Elwood Tuesday afternoon.

According to a Kansas State Highway Patrol crash report, the victim has been identified as Denzel Deion Chilcoat, 22, of St. Joseph.

Kansas State Troopers said Chilcoat was driving a blue Ford Focus westbound on 165th Street when he failed to halt at a stop sign and collided with a dump truck traveling north on Highway 238.

Authorities said the impact caused the dump truck to roll over the Ford Focus.

That collision caused both vehicles to come into contact with a red pick-up truck that was traveling south on Highway 238.

The driver of the pick-up truck and dump truck were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

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