OTTAWA, Kan. — Two people have died following a head-on crash south of Ottawa Monday afternoon.
The crash was reported just after 3 p.m. on Rock Creek Road, just east of U.S. 59 Highway, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s office said the driver of a Chevrolet Equinox was traveling eastbound on Rock Creek Road and the driver of a Hyundai Sante Fe was traveling westbound when the two vehicles collided head-on.
Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Equinox was identified as 54-year-old Jan Croucher of Ottawa and the driver of the Hyundai has been identified as 31-year-old Justin Hubbard, of Rantoul, Kansas.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.