2 killed after car clips van carrying 6 in Kansas

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Authorities say two people have been killed after a car clipped a van on a highway northeast of Topeka.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the crash happened Friday morning at an intersection along U.S. 24 near Grantville in southwest Jefferson County.

Lt. Adam Winter, of the Kansas Highway Patrol, says the van overturned, killing the driver and a passenger. Their names, ages and genders weren't immediately released. Four others in the van were taken to a Topeka hospital, including one person flown there with critical injuries.

Winters says none of the three occupants in the car were seriously injured.

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