Two McPherson Residents Injured in Fatal Car Crash

By Jolyn Johnston-Myers
May 18, 2016

Two McPherson residents were injured in a car accident Sunday afternoon in Butler County. 

Cheryl Brandsted and John Brandsted, both of McPherson, were injured when the vehicle they were driving collided with another vehicle who for unknown reasons crossed over into their lane of traffic. 

The driver of the other vehicle, James Birch of Stillwater, Oklahoma, was declared dead on the scene.

Both John and Cheryl Brandsted were taken to St. Francis Hospital in Wichita where they are recovering from their injuries.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, all of those involved in the accident were wearing their seat belts.