Fatal traffic accident in western Kansas

One woman dead after a crash in Ness County

June 20, 2018 - 4:52 am

One woman died in Ness County after a traffic accident Tuesday evening.  According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened before 7:30 p.m. at a rural intersection northeast of Ness City.  

An eastbound pickup truck collided with a northbound pickup truck in the intersection.  The driver of the eastbound truck, 64-year-old Shirley Weeks of Brownell, Ks. was taken to Ness County Hospital where she died.  The driver of the other pickup was taken to Ransom Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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