Man, woman from Dodge City killed in Ellsworth County crash

ELLSWORTH COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) - The Kansas Highway Patrol has released more information following a fatal crash in Ellsworth County that happened Thursday morning. 

Authorities say an Iowa man was driving a Dodge Ram truck westbound on K-156 when the truck went left of the center line and hit a Kia Sorento head on. 

The crash happened around 9:15 a.m. about a half of a mile west of Pennsylvania Avenue on K-156 near mile marker 150.

Both the driver and the passenger of the Kia were killed in the crash. They have been identified as Kathy Jimmerson, 60, and Steve Jimmerson, 55, both of Dodge City. 

The driver of the truck, John Krisel, 60, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was taken to a nearby hospital and then later flown to a Wichita hospital to be treated for injuries. 

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