BROWN COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) – A fatal crash in Brown County on Friday left one person dead after a car crashed into the back of a semi truck’s trailer.
According to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, at 1:27 p.m. on Dec. 24 on U.S 75 highway near the Sac and Fox Truck Stop, a Freightliner semi-truck was pulling out of a private drive to go southbound.
As the semi-truck was entering the intersection, a second vehicle, a 2005 Chevrolet Suburban, was southbound and crashed into the rear of the semi-trailer.
The driver of the suburban, Socorro Mercado, a 46-year-old woman from Minnesota, died in the crash. She was wearing her seat belt at the time of the accident.