Woman killed in head-on crash on icy Kansas highway

February 20, 2018 - 6:54 pm

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a woman died and two other people were injured in a collision on an icy highway.

The crash happened late Monday on U.S. Highway 24 east of Wamego.

The patrol says a pickup truck and another vehicle collided when both drivers lost control on a bridge.

A woman in the vehicle, Sarah Salinas, 38, of St. Marys, died at the scene. Wamego Police Chief Michael Baker said Tuesday that Salinas was a 911 dispatcher for the department for the past 10 years.

The man and woman in the pickup were taken to a Topeka hospital for treatment.

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