STOCKTON, KS. (THECOUNT) — Braden Higdon, of Stockton, Kansas, has been identified as the victim in a fiery vehicle crash Wednesday.

“Bubba” Higdon, 23, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Stockton Wednesday morning.


According to reports, Higdon ws operating a Mazda pickup truck on US-24 10 miles east of Stockton, when the vehicle came into rear-end contact with a Ford pickup truck operated by a 41-year-old woman.

Higdon’s vehicle then burst into flames.

The woman driver was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

Higdon was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force and thermal injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Higdon:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.