One fatality after semi vs. van accident in Butler County


BUTLER COUNTY, Kansas – One person is dead following a van vs. semi accident Tuesday evening.

It happened in Butler county on Highway 400 just west of Leon.

Around 6 p.m. crews were dispatched to the area for an accident with a person pinned.

A man was air lifted to a Wichita hospital, but he later died due to his injuries. He was driving a mini-van going eastbound on Highway 400 and was passing vehicles when he collided head on with the semi.

Two people in the semi were not injured.

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