Deadly crash on U.S. 50 near Halstead

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One person is killed in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 50 Saturday morning.

The crash occurred around 6:45 a.m. north of Halstead, between Hertzler and Halstead roads. According to county officials, an east-bound semi-truck crossed into west-bound traffic, colliding with an SUV.

A female passenger in the SUV was killed. The male driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital in critical condition. A driver and passenger in the semi-truck were not hurt.

Harvey County said the woman and man in the SUV are from Marshall County; they were heading to the Kansas State Fair.

The Kansas Highway Patrol warns that U.S. 50 will be shut down for several hours as they and other agencies investigate the crash.


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