MAPLE HILL, Kan. — The Kansas Highway Patrol is reporting five people have died and one has been injured following a two-vehicle head-on crash Sunday morning.
The incident was reported around 6:30 a.m. on Interstate 70 at mile marker 341, near Maple Hill, Kansas, just west of Topeka.
The driver of a Ford pickup was traveling east in the westbound lanes when they struck a van head on, according to KHP. The driver of the truck and four people in the van were pronounced dead at the scene. One person was taken to an area hospital with critical injuries.
The names of the victims have not been released at this time.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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