Linwood — Two women were killed Saturday in a five-vehicle pileup near Linwood.
The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the victims as 66-year-old Barbara S. Helton and 45-year-old Patricia S. Helton, both of Nortonville.
The Kansas Highway Patrol gave the following details about the accident on its website:
The accident happened at 2:55 p.m. Saturday when a Chevrolet truck southbound on 222nd Street driven by David B. Cluck, 46, of Troy, failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a 1996 GMC truck that was eastbound on Kansas Highway 32. The Chevy truck continued south through the intersection after the initial collision, and struck a 1995 Toyota SUV carrying three people, a 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle with two riders, and a 2006 Chevrolet coupe driven by an Ohio man.
David Cluck, the driver of the Chevrolet truck, and Jeannette D. Cluck, another passenger in the Chevrolet truck, were injured and taken to a hospital. Neither they, nor the Nortonville women who were ejected and killed, were wearing seatbelts.
The driver of the GMC truck, Michael W. Sprowl, 40 of Bonner Springs, suffered an unspecified injury.
The Toyota SUV carried three people. The driver, Dylan J. Faulconer, 18, of Tonganoxie, suffered an unspecified injury. Justin D. Paul, 20 of Springfield, Mass., and Jordan Briones, 18 of Kansas City, also suffered unspecified injuries.
The motorcycle driver, Dennis J. Maurer, 55, of Oskaloosa, and his passenger, Cheryl L. Maurer, 49, of Oskaloosa, were not injured. The driver of the Chevrolet coupe, Nicholas P. Patneaude of Defiance, Ohio, suffered an unspecified injury.