Archive for Wednesday, March 23, 2011

3 killed in wrong-way crash on I-70 near Wilson

March 23, 2011


— The Kansas Highway Patrol says three people died in a collision on Interstate 70 caused by a driver going the wrong way.

The patrol says the accident occurred early Wednesday about five miles east of Wilson in Ellsworth County in west-central Kansas. The patrol says a pickup truck traveling west in the eastbound lanes of the interstate collided head-on with another vehicle.

The patrol says 20-year-old Kylie Jobe and 22-year-old Kyle Thornburg, both of Wichita, were in the eastbound car.

The driver of the pickup, 27-year-old Joseph Pena of Corpus Christi, Texas, also was killed.


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