Thursday, July 11, 2013
A 19-year-old woman is dead and three others are hurt after a head-on crash early this morning in southwest Kansas.
Around 7 a.m., a car was traveling westbound on US-54 near Bucklin in Ford County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the car went left of center and hit an eastbound car head-on.
The driver of the car that crossed the center line, 19-year-old Taylor Jean Ziebol, was taken to an area hospital and later pronounced dead. Her passengers, 17-year-old Shannon Marie Ziebol and 15-year-old Adam Richard Ziebol, are still being treated at an area hospital. All three are from Burnsville, Minnesota.
The driver of the eastbound car, 56-year-old Ramond Noriega of San Diego, California, is also hospitalized.