WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A 58-year-old Wichita woman died in a crash Thursday. It happened on Interstate 135 at 53rd Street North around 6 a.m.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2000 Ford Ranger was traveling north in the southbound lanes of I-135 when it collided with a southbound Ford F-350.
The Ranger was driven by Robin S. Buckman of Wichita. She died at the scene. The 31-year-old driver of the F-350 from Valley Center wasn’t seriously injured.
According to the KHP report, the driver of the Ranger wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. However, the driver of the F-350 truck was wearing a seatbelt.
Crews had to divert traffic to the off-ramps on both sides of the interstate at 53rd Street North. Traffic has since reopened in the area.