ELKHART. Kan. (KAKE) - A 64-year-old has died and three others were taken to the hospital following a head-on crash in southwest Kansas on Monday.

The accident happened at around 1 p.m. on U.S. 56 just east of Road 16 in Morton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports an eastbound Ford pickup hit a patch of ice and went left of center where it collided head-on with a westbound GMC Terrain. 

A passenger in the GMC, Loretta Panther of Iowa City, Iowa, died at the scene. A family member said Loretta was wearing her seat belt. 

The 32-year-old woman driving the GMC and the 35-year-old woman driving the pickup suffered serious injuries. A 33-year-old man in the GMC had minor injuries. They were taken to a local hospital.