PEABODY, Kan. (KSNW) – Two people from Wichita were killed Sunday in a crash on U.S. 50. The crash happened around 5 p.m. near Peabody.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a pickup truck that was headed east made an evasive maneuver to avoid an oncoming vehicle. Troopers say the pickup went off the road, overcorrected, and then went back onto the road into oncoming traffic. It hit an SUV.
A driver of the SUV, identified as 49-year-old Latricia A. Phillips of Wichita, and a passenger, identified as 49-year-old Angela M. Daniels of Wichita, were both killed in the crash. A 36-year-old passenger in the SUV was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the pickup, an 18-year-old Wichita man, was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said the crash is still under investigation.