A 42-year-old Ozawkie woman died Friday from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash in Jefferson County. According to Kansas Highway Patrol reports, Katherine Olmsted was driving southbound on Ferguson Road about 5:35 p.m. when a vehicle heading the opposite direction entered her lane for unknown reasons.
The resulting accident was classified as a head-on collision. The driver of the other vehicle, 40-year-old James Allen of Ozawkie, was taken to Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka and was listed in fair condition as of Sunday afternoon.
Reports showed both drivers were wearing their seat belts.