Woman killed in northeastern Kansas head-on collision


ST. MARYS, Kan.  — The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Belvue woman has been killed in the head-on crash of a pickup truck and sport utility vehicle on U.S. Highway 24 just west of St. Marys in northeastern Kansas.

The Capital-Journal reports that the crash happened around 7:25 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1.

A 19-year-old St. Marys man driving a pickup went west in the eastbound lane of the highway, hitting an SUV driven the woman, 54-year-old Kathleen Cummings.

Cummings was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 19-year-old driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.



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