INMAN, Kan. (KAKE) - The Kansas Highway Patrol says one person involved in a two-vehicle crash in McPherson County on Wednesday morning has died.

The KHP says the crash happened just before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on K-61 at Arapaho Road, which is a few miles southwest of Inman.

According to the crash log, 92-year-old Harry Neufeldt was traveling westbound on Araphaho Road when he failed to stop at the stop sign and struck another vehicle going northbound on K-61. The driver of the other vehicle, a 31-year-old man from Salina, was seriously injured in the crash. 

Neufeldt was airlifted to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita where he later died from his injuries. The other driver was taken to a Hutchinson hospital for treatment. 


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INMAN, Kan. (KAKE) - Two people have been taken to hospitals with "significant injuries" following a two-vehicle crash in McPherson County.

The crash happened Wednesday morning on K-61 at Arapaho Road, which is a few miles southwest of Inman. Trooper Ben Gardner with the Kansas Highway Patrol said the crash involved a pickup truck and a small SUV.

Trooper Gardner said both drivers suffered "significant injuries." One driver's injuries are life-threatening, and that person was flown by medical helicopter to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. The other driver was taken to a local hospital.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

Northbound K-61 was closed as of 8:50 a.m. Trooper Gardner expects northbound traffic to be impacted for several hours. Southbound lanes are not affected.