Driver in fatal Saturday accident identified

By Chris Swick
November 12, 2015

The driver in the fatal accident in McPherson Saturday night has been identified.

The McPherson Police Department says the driver killed in the accident that occurred at the intersection of East Kansas Avenue and Maxwell Street is Sergio Zapata, 30, who is a citizen of Mexico with a temporary McPherson address. Next of kin has since been notified.

MPD further reports the occupants of the second vehicle that were transported to McPherson Hospital were released as of Sunday.

Zapata was killed when his vehicle rear-ended the second while it was stopped at the stop light at the East Kansas and Maxwell intersection just before 10:45 p.m. Saturday.