2 killed, teen hurt in head-on crash in central Kansas

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McPHERSON, Kan. (AP) -

 Authorities say two people have been killed in a head-on crash on a central Kansas highway.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened Thursday night when a pickup truck crossed the center line of U.S. 56 and collided with a sport utility vehicle 5 miles east of McPherson. Both drivers were killed, and a 13-year-old passenger in the SUV was hurt.

Staff at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita said the teen was in fair condition Friday afternoon.

The patrol identified the truck's driver as 57-year-old Timothy Kersten, of Hillsboro, and the SUV's driver as 34-year-old Abby McIntosh, of Galva.

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