Hillsboro teen dies in accident over the weekend

Hillsboro lost one of their own in a tragic accident around 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. Seth Mader, 16, was riding a Yamaha ATV (all terrain vehicle) on 170th street, 1.2 miles West of US77 and approximately two miles Southeast of Marion when he crashed.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the “vehicle was Westbound on 170th Street when driver failed to negotiate the curve in the road. The vehicle left the roadway and came to rest in the ditch.”

Mader was not wearing a helmet and was declared dead on the scene.

Memorials and donations can be made to the Seth Mader Memorial Fund in care of Jost Funeral Home at P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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