BARTON COUNTY, KS. (THECOUNT) — Bryan Kramer, of Great Bend, Kansas, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday night fatal UTV crash in Barton County.

Kramer, 42, was killed in a Saturday night UTV crash on the south side of Great Bend. 58-year-old Carl Andrasek and Beau White, 14, both of Great Bend, were seriously injured in the wreck.


According to reports, Kramer was operating a Polaris RZR UTV with Andrasek and White as his passengers, when the vehicle came into contact with a substantial tree in the 3000 Block of Dike Road around 9 p.m. Saturday.

Kramer was was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The two passengers were seriously injured and transported to area hospitals.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Barton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2020 census, the county population was 25,493. Its county seat and most populous city is Great Bend. The county is named in honor of Clara Barton, responsible for the founding of the American Red Cross – Wikipedia.