Crash in Kingman County claims one life
KINGMAN COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - A 78-year-old woman is dead following a vehicle crash in Kingman County.
The accident happened at 9:45 a.m. Saturday morning, at the intersection of SE 60th St. and SW 100 Ave., approximately 3.5 miles south of the tiny town of Murdock. Murdock is 9 miles west of Cheney.
A Ford Escape driven by 78-year-old Mary Yahnke of Norwich was traveling northbound on SE 100 Ave. and failed to stop at a stop sign. She struck the passenger side of a Chevy 1500 driven by 77-year-old Jeffrey Krehbiel of Wichita.
Yahnke died in the accident; Krehbiel was transported to a local hospital in serious condition.
Both vehicles entered the ditch, rolled, and landed on their driver's sides.