2 drivers killed in head-on crash in central Kansas

March 9, 2018

MCPHERSON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been killed in a head-on crash on a central Kansas highway.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened Thursday night when a pickup truck crossed the center line of U.S. 56 and collided with a sport utility vehicle 5 miles (8.05 kilometers) east of McPherson. Both drivers were killed, and a 13-year-old passenger in the SUV was hurt.

The patrol identified the truck’s driver as 57-year-old Timothy Kersten, of Hillsboro, and the SUV’s driver as 34-year-old Abby McIntosh, of Galva.

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