HILLSBORO, Kan. -- One person has been killed in a crash involving a semi in Marion County.
The accident happened just after 6:30 Monday morning at US-56 and Jade Road, just east of Hillsboro.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a Ford Fiesta was westbound on US-56 as a semi turned onto the highway from Santa Fe Street. The Ford rear-ended the trailer.
The driver of the Ford, 46-year-old Gary J. Alleven of Marion, was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was in the car.
The 25-year-old driver of the semi was not hurt.
The KHP Critical Highway Accident Response Team (CHART) is investigating the crash.