BROWN COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Highway Patrol said six people died in crashes on highways over the weekend.
A 6-year-old girl died Tuesday at Children’s Mercy Hospital following a Sunday evening crash in Brown County.
Taya Mooney of Sabetha was a passenger in a 1973 Volkswagen that was hit from the rear by a semi tractor-trailer while stopped to make a left turn.
The driver of the semi, from Texas, was uninjured. The driver of the Volkswagen, a 27-year-old woman, has a suspected serious injury. A seven-year-old girl, also in the Volkswagen suffered only a minor injury.
Five others died over the weekend in other crashes around the state.
Adam Lee Samuelson, 38, died after a collision on Sunday. It happened at U.S. 77 and Kansas Highway 16 in Riley County north of Randolph.
In Johnson County, two drivers died when their trucks collided on I-35. One truck was driving southbound in northbound lanes.