By The Sun Staff
A Parsons teenager died Tuesday morning in a car accident, a week after he graduated from Parsons High School.
Calvin A. Priest, 18, of Parsons was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident happened at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday on Queens Road at the intersection with 70th Road, which is about three miles south of K-47.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Priest was northbound on Queens Road, known locally as Bowling Alley Road, in a 1999 GMC Suburban. The vehicle left the road on the right side. Priest veered back onto the road, overcorrected and the vehicle overturned. Priest was not wearing a seat belt.
Priest, a cross country standout at PHS, graduated May 13.