50-year-old Paola woman dies in crash at 199th and 169-Highway

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JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Police have identified the woman who died in a two-vehicle crash at 199th and 169-Highway Wednesday.

First responders tell FOX 4 the crash involved a tractor-trailer and an SUV.

A Ford Edge and tractor-trailer were both headed south on Highway-169 in the number 2 lane, and for unknown reasons the Ford Edge rear-ended the tractor-trailer.

According to the crash report, the impact caused the Ford Edge to leave the road to the right. The SUV then drove through the right to the west across the ditch and struck a fence. The Ford Edge then continued in a southwest direction and struck a tree.

The driver of the Ford Edge, 50-year-old Jera Luann Fahey of Paola, Kan., died from her injuries. The crash report says she was not wearing hear seatbelt.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was injured, but the extent of his injuries was not available. He was wearing his seatbelt.