According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Fifty-year-old James Hitschmann of Hoisington was driving a1999 Peterbilt northbound on K 34; at mile marker 169 in Clark County. The right side of the vehicle entered the east ditch and struck two delineator posts. The driver overcorrected, crossed the roadway, entered the west ditch, overturned, and then came to rest on its wheels in a pasture facing northeast. Hitschmann was transported to the hospital in Ashland. He was wearing a seat belt.