Fatal Crash

August 19, 2019 - 6:43 pm
Authorities say a Kansas driver who was distracted by her cellphone caused a crash that killed a California woman. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Ida John, 78, of Lincoln, California, was killed Friday in the crash on U.S. 281 near the small Kansas town of Hoisington. The patrol says she was a...
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August 19, 2019 - 5:08 am
Two men are dead, two injured after a traffic accident in northeast Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened in Jefferson County on K-273 south of Perry Lake after 10:20 p.m. Saturday. A crew cab pickup truck northbound failed to negotiate a curve and rolled several times. The...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:29 am
One person is dead after a single-car crash in Pawnee County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened Saturday just before 7 p.m. about 13 miles south of Rush Center on U.S. 183. A car traveling southbound went left of center and went off the roadway into a ditch. The car managed to get...
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August 02, 2019 - 8:42 pm
A young woman died in crash Friday afternoon. It happened around 1:30 p.m. at 109th north and 119th west, west of Valley Center. Investigators say they're not sure if the woman, 19, stopped at the intersection. But, she did pull out in front of a semi, which hit her car. The semi driver was not...
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July 27, 2019 - 10:32 pm
A former Kansas City police officer has been charged months after he was involved in a fatal crash outside the stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs play. The Kansas City Star reports that 34-year-old Terrell Watkins has been charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter, two counts of second-...
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July 22, 2019 - 5:25 am
One man is dead, one injured, following a motorcycle crash in south Wichita. It happened near the junction of I-135 and K-15 around 11:15 Sunday night. Highway Patrol Trooper Chad Crittendon explains what happened. "They got off onto the inside shoulder and hit the inside barrier wall," said...
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July 02, 2019 - 5:28 am
One man is dead after a car accident in Western Kansas Monday afternoon. According to the Kansas Highway patrol it happened just before 1:30 p.m. on U.S. 283 around 10 miles south of WaKeeney. A northbound SUV crossed the center line and hit a semi head-on. 60-year-old James Rohr of Ransom, Kan...
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June 27, 2019 - 4:53 am
One man is dead after a car vs. semi traffic accident in Meade County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened at just after 6 p.m. Wednesday on a county road 3 miles north of Fowler, Kan. A southbound car crossed the center line and struck a semi truck head on. The driver of the car 38-...
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June 25, 2019 - 5:23 am
One man is dead, three women injured, after a rollover accident in Reno County. According to the Reno County Sheriff's Office it happened just after 2 p.m. Monday in Arlington, 20 miles southwest of Hutchinson. An SUV went off the road at a curve and rolled over. One man was thrown from the vehicle...
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June 24, 2019 - 5:07 am
One man is dead after an ATV accident in Finney County. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, just southeast of Garden City. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol two men were off-roading, driving an ATV in a riverbed. The driver, 21-year-old Bryan Cox, was not wearing a safety harness and was...
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