23-year-old man dies in Douglas County following head-on collision with semi

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – A 23-year-old Olathe man was killed Wednesday when a Freightliner truck crashed head-on into the car he was driving.

Robert Stanley Walston Jr. was traveling westbound on Kansas Highway 10 in Douglas County at 3:25 p.m. Wednesday when a truck going eastbound crossed the center median and struck the Acura Walston was driving, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol. Walston died at the scene.

The Kansas Highway Patrol did not give a reason why the 2016 Freightliner from Indiana left his lane. The driver of the truck had a suspected minor injury. Neither driver was wearing a seatbelt.

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